St Marys Presbytery And Part Of Franciscan Convent With Attached Garden Wall / St Marys Presbytery And Chapel To Our Lady Of Mercy Convent

15 Jul 2002
St Marys Presbytery And Part Of Franciscan Convent With Attached Garden Wall, 1 And 3 Todmorden Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 3ES
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St Marys Presbytery And Chapel To Our Lady Of Mercy Convent, Todmorden Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 3ES
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SD8432NE TODMORDEN ROAD 906-1/17/140 (West side) 29/09/77 Nos.1 AND 3 St Mary's Presbytery and part of Franciscan Convent, with attached garden wall (Formerly Listed as: TODMORDEN ROAD (West side) St Mary's Presbytery and Chapel to Our Lady of Mercy Convent)


Pair of town houses, now presbytery and part of adjoining convent; with attached garden wall. Early C19, with later C19 addition to the left; altered. Mostly sandstone ashlar, with slate roof. Double-depth plan, the presbytery to the left double-fronted and the other single-fronted. 2 storeys, 3+2 windows, the 1st bay slightly set back, plus a 2-window extension to the left; with a plinth, rusticated quoins, moulded gutter cornice and coped gables. The presbytery has the doorway in the centre and the convent has the doorway to the right, both with moulded architraves, cornices on scrolled consoles, and glazed and panelled doors with overlights. The windows have plain surrounds, those of the presbytery sashed without glazing bars and those of the convent now top-hung casements. The addition to the left is of coursed squared sandstone, is set back, and has one window on each floor to the left and a mid-level window to the right, all sashed without glazing bars. Gable chimneys and ridge chimneys. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the garden wall, enclosing the front and south sides of long front gardens, is of coursed squared sandstone with rounded coping, approx 2m high at the front and 3m high along most of the south side, with a ramp at the junction.

Listing NGR: SD8467032499


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1966 IOE Records taken by Peter J Sturtivant; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter J. Sturtivant. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Sturtivant, Peter J.

Rights Holder: Sturtivant, Peter J.


Ashlar, Sandstone, Slate, Georgian Town House, Victorian Domestic, House, Dwelling, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Priests House, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling, Nunnery, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Religious House