Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072411

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: WOODLANDS, PARK ROAD


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Statutory Address: WOODLANDS, PARK ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Blackburn with Darwen (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 69393 20460


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4/22 Woodlands - GV II

Manufacturer's mansion, 1860's. Red and blue brick with stone dressings, steeply-pitched slate roofs with shaped gables, various chimneys with weathered caps. Two linked but unequal ranges giving a 4-bay south front, a 2-bay east end, and a shorter 4-bay entrance front to the carriage drive. Basement and 2½ storeys: in Jacobean style with diaper patterning, 2 bands between floors, prominent moulded cornice bearing a balustrade with urn finials linking the gables. The second bay of the entrance front is a rectangular 2½ storey gabled bay which has in its left side a raised front door protected by a large single-storey round-arched stone porch in Rennaissance style, with steps to the front and a balustrade in the side arch, and in the wall above a large carved stone shield in a panel. Most windows to ground and 1st floors are 4 and 3 lights with moulded wooden frames and high transoms, attic windows in gables are of 2 lights. Left return wall has 2 gables, and a large rectangular bay window to ground floor, approached by balustraded steps. South (garden) side has 3 gables, and the 2nd bay is set back and has at ground floor a semi-circular bay window with stone parapet. Interior: extravagant Renaissance and Jacobean style decoration and fittings, principally a panelled entrance hall and Jacobean style staircase; moulded plaster frieze, cornice and ceiling of the drawing room and dining room, and the chimney pieces in these rooms: in the former, classical with superimposed orders enclosing a picture in a moulded surround: in the latter, of Jacobean style wooden panelling with a heavy entablature; radiator cabinets designed in matching style.

Listing NGR: SD6939320460


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