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Mechanics Institution

A Grade II Listed Building in Accrington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7526 / 53°45'9"N

Longitude: -2.3663 / 2°21'58"W

OS Eastings: 375943

OS Northings: 428527

OS Grid: SD759285

Mapcode National: GBR CTX1.HK

Mapcode Global: WH96X.MYD3

Plus Code: 9C5VQJ3M+2F

Entry Name: Mechanics Institution

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183843

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnfield

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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5/41 Mechanics' Institution

In part 2 of the entry the word "Carnegic" in line 12 should be amended to read


SD 72 NE
5/41 Mechanics' Institution

Mechanics' Institution, dated 1878,by George Baines. Sandstone ashlar
with punched faces, slate roof. Rectangular plan, 5 bays x 3 bays.
Two storeys, with symmetrical facades to both streets. Willow Street
facade 5 bays, with moulded string course, moulded cornice, pilastered
corners at 1st floor, central round-headed doorway lettered in spandrels
"AD" "1878" with pedimented Ionic architrave; sashed windows with glazing
bars. St. James' Street facade has wide open-pedimented centre bay with
a modified Venetian window at 1st floor, 2 sashed windows flanking this,
and 4 at ground floor. Interior: ground floor room to St. James' Street
has plastered beams with modillions and windows with panelled splays
and eared wooden architraves. (Item included for group value with
Carnegic Library (St. James St. q.v.) adjoining on left).

Listing NGR: SD7594328527

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