TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206022

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1984

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL SQUARE

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 73235 32224

Summary

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History

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Details

GREAT HARWOOD TOWN FALL SQUARE SD 73 SW 2/79 Town Hall - GV II

Town Hall, 19OO, by Briggs and Wolstenholme (Pevsner). Ashlar, hipped slate roof with 2 ridge chimneys (and 2 chimneys and rear). Rectangular plan, 5 x 4 bays. Two and a half storeys in free Baroque style; symmetrical, with slightly projecting gabled wings and 3-bay centre. Plinth, string course, 1st floor sill band, moulded cornice which carries across face of gables. Central doorway has Gibbs surround and segmental pediment rising from the string course; flanking the door are pairs of sashed windows with coupled Gibbs surrounds, and in the wings are stilted lunettes with tripartite sashed windows. First floor has coupled windows in the centre, triple windows in the wings, all with Gibbs surrounds and cornices. Each wing has corbelled polygonal corners to 1st floor, continued above the cornice as turrets with ball finials flanking the finialled gable, which contains a bullseye with archivolt. Right return wall in similar style. Left end linked at 1st floor to adjoining bank (q.v.) by a matching arch with a finial.

Listing NGR: SD7323532224

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 183882

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969)

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