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Mercer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7755 / 53°46'31"N

Longitude: -2.3906 / 2°23'26"W

OS Eastings: 374354

OS Northings: 431089

OS Grid: SD743310

Mapcode National: GBR CSRS.7B

Mapcode Global: WH96X.7CVG

Plus Code: 9C5VQJG5+6Q

Entry Name: Mercer House

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Last Amended: 7 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183868

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Clayton-le-Moors

Built-Up Area: Clayton-le-Moors

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text


2/65 Oakenshaw Cottage

The item shall be amended to read CLAYTON-LE-MOORS MERCER PARK

Mercer House


SD 73 SW
2/65 Oakenshaw Cottage
- II

House, 1802; now unoccupied. Coursed dressed stone, slate roof with
gable chimneys. Double-pile 3-bay plan with attached service wing at
rear. Two storeys, with quoins, moulded cornice, parapet; almost
symmetrical: offset slightly left is panelled door with semi-circular
fanlight and open-pedimented architrave, with a tall window above;
otherwise, 2 coupled tall windows on each floor, all with plain one
surrounds and all now boarded. Rear has in centre a continuous 3-tiered
opening with panelled door at ground floor and stairlight with glazing
bars above; left of this a triple window on each floor, right of it
coupled windows, all sashed with glazing bars, History: built by
Thomas Hargreaves (partner in Oakenshaw Printworks), later occupied
by John Mercer (inventor of Mercerisation).

Listing NGR: SD7435431089

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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