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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1205787



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

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183820

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98/5/23 Haworth Art Gallery


Also known as: Haworth Art Gallery, HOLLINS LANE Large house formerly known as Hollins Hill, 1908-9, by W.H. Brierley for cotton manufacturer William Howarth. Snecked sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof with various tall chimneys. Five-bay E-shaped plan, with T-shaped service wing attached to rear of 5th bay. 2 1/2 storeys in neo-Jacobean style. Facade of 4 gables with a parapeted 2-storey porch in centre: this has superimposed orders and tall pierced parapet supporting the King's Beasts. The recessed bay to the right of the porch has a large stairlight, and the projecting wings have prominent 2-storey canted bays; most windows have mullions and transoms. At left side there is a 2-storey square bay to the outer wall of the wing, and a 2-storey canted bay to the gable; rear has one canted bay window with pyramidal roof, otherwise all windows are flush, at ground floor with mullions and transoms and at 1st floor with mullions only. Interior: panelled entrance hall; large reception room imitating a hall with balustraded dais and carved 3-bay arcade in screens position.

Listing NGR: SD7672227171

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National Grid Reference: SD 76722 27171


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