PAIR OF FORMER TRAM SHELTERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS ENCLOSING CENTRE OF SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072432

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: PAIR OF FORMER TRAM SHELTERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS ENCLOSING CENTRE OF SQUARE, BELGRAVE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: PAIR OF FORMER TRAM SHELTERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS ENCLOSING CENTRE OF SQUARE, BELGRAVE SQUARE

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 69231 22134

Summary

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History

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Details

SD 62 SE DARWEN BELGRAVE SQUARE

4/3 Pair of former tram shelters and attached railings enclosing - centre of square

GV II

Matching pair of tram shelters and public lavatories, dated 1902, now closed. Ashlar with domed copper-clad roofs. South shelter regular octagonal, north shelter octagonal but elongated to rear. Single storey, in free baroque style; moulded stringcourse at impost level, moulded cornice, balustraded parapet. The angles have square piers at the lower level and stumpy Ionic colonnettes above, the cornice breaking out over these in exaggerated form and carrying scrolled consoles to short pillars with prominent caps and ball finials, between which run balustrades with ramped ends. The 3 sides to the street all have large round-headed openings, that on the inner side a door, others windows, all crossed by the string course above which the heads, as lunettes, have Gibbs surrounds and decorated extrados. On south side wall of south shelter is an attached bronze plaque lettered in relief.

Iron railings to north, west and south sides of square appear contemporary and have knobbed bars with stone piers with moulded cornices at intervals.

Listing NGR: SD6923122134

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 184674

Legacy System: LBS

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