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TOWN HALL

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.

Name: TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1206022

Location

TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL SQUARE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183882

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SD 73235 32224

Map

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