CRAWSHAW HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1163900
Date first listed:
07-Jun-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
CRAWSHAW HALL, BURNLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CRAWSHAW HALL, BURNLEY ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Rossendale (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 80919 24948

Details

SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL BURNLEY ROAD Crawshawbooth

6/160 Crawshaw Hall 7.6.1971 (formerly listed under Crawshaw Booth) GV II*

Large house, dated 1831 on rainwaterhead at south-east corner. Ashlar, with low-pitched lead-clad roof concealed by a parapet, various chimneys. Rectangular triple-pile plan. Two and 3 storeys, all one height. Mix Georgian and Gothic style, with embattled turrets, sashed windows with hoodmoulds. Six-bay north and south fronts both have slim octagonal corner turrets with battlements above the parapet, which has on both fronts 2 steps containing shields. North entrance front has wide 3-bay 2-storey symmetrical main facade: single-storey canted porch with Gothic-style glazed and panelled doors, fanlight with intersecting glazing bars, moulded Tudor arch flanked by thin buttresses, and embattled parapet; shorter 3-bay 3-storey service wing continues to right, with central door and square windows. South front to garden all 2 storeys, a symmetrical; offset to right is a 3-bay 2-storey canted bay flanked by turrets and with buttresses to the centre terminating with pinnacles above the parapet, tall cross windows at ground floor, sashed windows above; to left is a round-headed doorway with 2 glazed panels and plain fanlight, and 2 plate-glass fixed windows at ground floor, 3 sashed windows above; to right, one window each floor. East side wall in matching style. Interior: lateral entrance hallway with black and white diamond-pattern marble floor, opening onto a parallel side passages, one containing dog-legged stone staircase. Very elaborate and complete Gothic-style decorations (restored), principally: study, with carved ivy-leaf openwork surrounds to windows; drawing room which has moulded plaster frieze and cornice, carved pelmets to windows, foliated ceiling rose, fireplace with ogee-shaped carved stone surround (crocketed and pinnacled with candlesticks carried on pinnacles), and opposed end-wall mirrors with carved canopies; and dining room with simpler but matching decoration and double doors with Gothic panelling.

Listing NGR: SD8091924948

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
185739
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: 21 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/16281/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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