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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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