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Dog Kennels by River Ribble, Approximately 90 Metres North East of Gisburn Bridge, Gisburne Park, Gisburn

Description: Dog Kennels by River Ribble, Approximately 90 Metres North East of Gisburn Bridge, Gisburne Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 183372

OS Grid Reference: SD8226849651
OS Grid Coordinates: 382268, 449651
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9427, -2.2716

Location: Gisburn Road, Gisburn, Lancashire BB7 4HX

Locality: Gisburn
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 4HX

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Listing Text


SD 822 496

4/53 Dog Kennels by River Ribble, approximately
30-1-1981 90 metres NE of Gisburn Bridge, Gisburne


Dog kennels, now derelict, probably late C18th. Limestone rubble with
sandstone dressings and brick inner walls. A sham castle with 2 round
towers flanking a lower central section of square plan, all with parapets
with weathered copings in front of brick vaults, any other roof covering
now missing. On the west side each tower has a chamfered doorway on the
ground floor and an arrow slit on the 1st floor, the right-hand one having
a plain stone surround, the left-hand one having lost its dressings. The
central section has a chamfered doorway with semi-circular head flanked on
each side by an arrow slit, the right-hand one retaining its plain stone
surround. On the east side each tower has an oculus with plain stone
surround on the ground floor and an opening now with no dressings on the
1st floor. The central section has a doorway with plain stone surround
and ogee head, now blocked, flanked by arrow slits with stone surround.
Inside are brick vaults, those to the central section supported on brick

Listing NGR: SD8226849651

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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