This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 80 SE FAILSWORTH BROADWAY (west side) 6/31 Failsworth Lodge (The Lancaster Sports and 24/3/66 Social Club) - II House, now sports club. "JEB 1770" (Captain Birch) on door lintel at rear. Flemish bond brick with slate roof. Double- depth plan with 5 bays and 3 storeys (plus basement) and smaller 2-storey wings set back to either side. Stone band at basement level. Modillion eaves cornice and blocking course. Central entrance approached by opposed flights of stone steps has a 6-panel door with decorative fanlight and open-pediment on pilasters. Window openings have stone sills, cambered brick arches and C20 casements (although 4- pane sashes remain on the ground floor). Obtrusive fire escape stairs in front of wings. Gable chimney stacks and hipped roofs to wings which project at rear. Small 2-storey addition to rear which has several blocked windows but others retaining 12-pane sashes. Interior: ground floor much altered. Dogleg stair with moulded rail and boxed-in balusters. 6-panel doors and enriched mantels on upper floors. Formerly a private school said to have been attended by Robert Peel. P. Percival, Failsworth Folk and Failsworth Memories, 1901.
Listing NGR: SD8870001238
© Ms Pamela Jackson. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Jackson, Pamela
Rights Holder: Jackson, Pamela
Brick, Slate, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Club, Recreational
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