HAWORTH ART GALLERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205787
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
HAWORTH ART GALLERY, MANCHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HAWORTH ART GALLERY, 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 76722 27171

Details

SD 72 NE ACCRINGTON MANCHESTER ROAD

98/5/23 Haworth Art Gallery

II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183820
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: 22 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13072/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bruce Ough. Source Historic England Archive
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