HIGH BRAKE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072754
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
HIGH BRAKE HALL, MARSHALL AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGH BRAKE HALL, MARSHALL AVENUE

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 77460 31085

Details

ACCRINGTON (off)MARSHALL AVENUE HUNCOAT SD 73 SE 3/18 High Brake Hall - - II

House, c.1800, recently used as offices (now unoccupied) with house attached at rear. Ashlar facade, otherwise coursed rubble, hipped slate roof concealed by a parapet. Rectangular plan, 2 storeys, symmetrical in severe Georgian style. Facade of 5 bays has plinth, band at ground floor, sill band at 1st floor, moulded cornice and low parapet; door with semicircular fanlight and open-pedimented Doric surround, and windows sashed without glazing bars. Ground floor windows probably lengthened. Right return wall buttressed. Rear extension parallel, full length, 2 bays and 2 1/2 storeys, windows mostly coupled. History: built for Richard Fort (co-founder of Broad Oak Calico works in 1782) and used as boarding school in early C19, (attended, e.g., by various members of manufacturing family Hargreaves) (Ainsworth Homesteads; Baines Directory 1825; Crossley Captains)

Listing NGR: SD7746031085

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183815
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ainsworth, R, The Old Homesteads of Accrington and District, (1928)
Crossley, R S , Accrington Captains of Industry, (1930)
'Baines Directory' in Baines Directory, (1825)

Legal

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

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