FIRE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072755
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
FIRE STATION, MANCHESTER ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
FIRE STATION, MANCHESTER 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 76351 28200

Details

ACCRINGTON MANCHESTER ROAD SD 72 NE 7/20 Fire Station - GV II

Fire station, 1933, by Sir Percy Thomas, in simplified and streamlined classical style. Ashlar, flat roofs on 2 levels. Single storey of 2 different heights. Essentially symmetrical facade of 3 elements; a large rectangular central block with lower wings as a reflected pair. The main block has a colonnade of piers framing 5 tall garage doorways and a staff entrance, a square-panelled frieze. The wings have 3 similar but small doorways and a window at the inner end. At rear and attached by a wall to the main building is a hose-drying tower of six storeys, entirely plain except for the top storey, which has pilaster strips and pedimented roof, giving the effect of a small temple. Designed en suite with Police Station (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SD7635128200

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183817
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.

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