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Burnley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7911 / 53°47'27"N

Longitude: -2.2517 / 2°15'6"W

OS Eastings: 383516

OS Northings: 432780

OS Grid: SD835327

Mapcode National: GBR DSQL.9R

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.DZ02

Entry Name: Burnley House

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467240

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley (Habergham Eaves) St Matthew the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


906-1/15/153 (North side)
29/09/77 Nos.39, 41 AND 43
Burnley House


Terrace of 3 town houses, now integrated as residential
nursing home. Early to mid C19; altered. Sandstone ashlar,
slate roof hipped at right-hand end. Double-depth plan, each
house double-fronted, plus a set-back receding wing at the
right-hand end.
2 storeys over cellars, 3+3+3 windows, formerly symmetrical;
with raised rusticated quoins and a moulded gutter cornice.
Each house has a symmetrical facade with a large central
doorway which has an Ionic architrave with engaged columns,
plain frieze and moulded cornice, and a recessed panelled door
with plain overlight (No.43 to the left now lacking the
cornice); No.41 now has an enlarged window to the left at
ground floor, otherwise, all the windows are
vertical-rectangular with raised sills and plain surrounds,
and all now with altered glazing. Coped gable and gable
chimney to No.43, ridge chimney at junction of Nos 41 & 43
(both these chimneys corniced), and 2 other ridge chimneys cut
down. Left gable wall of watershot masonry, with 4 windows at
ground floor and one above, and an unusual horizontal gutter
at carried on a corbel-table at eaves level (presumably to
convey rainwater from the front gutter to a downspout at the
rear). Receding wing at the right-hand end, single-storey, in
similar style to front. C20 extensions to the rear.
INTERIORS not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD8351632780

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