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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 183817

Legacy System: LBS

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