This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD83SW TODMORDEN ROAD, Burnley Wood 906-1/3/171 (West side) 29/09/77 No.71 Burnley Curriculum Development Centre
Villa, now education centre. Early to mid C19; altered. Chisel-dressed squared sandstone, slate roofs on 2 levels. L-plan formed by a double-depth double-fronted main block with a double-pile service wing attached at the rear right-hand corner. The main range is 2 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical, with a plinth, raised quoins, moulded gutter cornice and coped gables; the central doorway has an architrave of engaged Tuscan columns with a plain frieze and moulded cornice, and a panelled door with overlight; the windows are 4-pane unhorned sashes with plain surrounds. Gable chimneys. The right-hand gable wall has a tall round-headed stair window with Y-tracery. The set-back service wing, 2 lower storeys with a 2-window front, has a doorway to the left with plain surround, panelled door and overlight with diagonal glazing bars, a 12-pane sashed window above this, a small window to the right of the door and one blind window on each floor to the right; its right-hand return side has 2 gables and 4 windows. The rear of the main range has (inter alia) an unusual parapet with blind windows suggesting an attic storey. INTERIOR: entrance hall and passage floored with encaustic tiles in buff, brown, blue and white geometric patterns; doglegged staircase with slender cast-iron balusters; otherwise, altered. Forms a group with No.73 (qv) and No.75 (qv).
Listing NGR: SD8483832003
© Mr Peter J. Sturtivant. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Sturtivant, Peter J.
Rights Holder: Sturtivant, Peter J.
Sandstone, Slate, Georgian Service Wing, Victorian Domestic, Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, House, Dwelling, Local Government Office, Civil, Government Office