FAILSWORTH LODGE (THE LANCASTER SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356453
Date first listed:
13-Nov-1975
Statutory Address:
FAILSWORTH LODGE (THE LANCASTER SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB), BROADWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
FAILSWORTH LODGE (THE LANCASTER SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB), BROADWAY

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 88700 01238

Details

SD 80 SE FAILSWORTH BROADWAY (west side) 6/31 Failsworth Lodge (The Lancaster Sports and 24/3/66 Social Club) - II House, now sports club. "JEB 1770" (Captain Birch) on door lintel at rear. Flemish bond brick with slate roof. Double- depth plan with 5 bays and 3 storeys (plus basement) and smaller 2-storey wings set back to either side. Stone band at basement level. Modillion eaves cornice and blocking course. Central entrance approached by opposed flights of stone steps has a 6-panel door with decorative fanlight and open-pediment on pilasters. Window openings have stone sills, cambered brick arches and C20 casements (although 4- pane sashes remain on the ground floor). Obtrusive fire escape stairs in front of wings. Gable chimney stacks and hipped roofs to wings which project at rear. Small 2-storey addition to rear which has several blocked windows but others retaining 12-pane sashes. Interior: ground floor much altered. Dogleg stair with moulded rail and boxed-in balusters. 6-panel doors and enriched mantels on upper floors. Formerly a private school said to have been attended by Robert Peel. P. Percival, Failsworth Folk and Failsworth Memories, 1901.

Listing NGR: SD8870001238

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212435
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Percival, P, Failsworth Folk and Failsworth Memories, (1901)

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: 11 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03735/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Pamela Jackson. Source Historic England Archive
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