MARKET HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072743
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
MARKET HALL, BLACKBURN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MARKET HALL, BLACKBURN ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Hyndburn (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 76069 28626

Details

In the entry for ACCRINGTON BLACKBURN ROAD

7/4 Old Market House

The item shall be amended to read ACCRINGTON BLACKBURN ROAD Market Hall

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ACCRINGTON BLACKBURN ROAD SD 72 NE Old Market House 7/4 - GV II

Market house, 1868, by J.F. Doyle. Ashlar, 3-span roof of slate and glass supported on iron frame. Wide rectangular plan, gable to road. Two storeys. Robust 9-bay symmetrical facade in ornate Renaissance style: Corinthian pilasters to ends and centre, flanking blind arcading with cornice and balustraded parapet. The centre 3 bays are treated as a Triumphal Arch with round-headed doorway (a bull's head on the keystone), and ornate panelled attic which has a clockface between cherubs with cornucopias and carries on each side sculptured groups of figures with agricultural produce; the flanking walls each have a central door, sashed ground floor windows and circular 1st floor windows. Side walls have coupled sashes and 1st floor lunettes, tall chimneys on the parapet, and a pedimented entrance in the centre. Interior: 7-bay nave and aisle arcade of slim iron columns supporting slender roof trusses with tie-rods; balcony round all sides (carrying offices). History: built by Local Board of Health.

Listing NGR: SD7606928626

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183800
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04081/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeff Worsnop. Source Historic England Archive
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