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Description: 104, Abbey Street
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183797
OS Grid Reference: SD7628028324
OS Grid Coordinates: 376280, 428324
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7507, -2.3612
In the entry for ACCRINGTON ABBEY STREET
The item shall be amended to read ACCRINGTON ABBEY STREET
In part 2 of the entry the word "triple" in line 8 should be amended to read
ACCRINGTON ABBEY STREET
SD 72 NE
7/1 No. 103
(formerly Red Lion Hotel)
Former coaching inn, c.1800, extended at rear 1822; recently shop, now
unoccupied. Watershot coursed sandstone with quoins, slate roof.
Double-pile 3-bay plan with rear wing to 1st bay, 2 storeys, with 2-storey
bay to right return wall. Symmetrical; original round-headed doorway with
semicircular fanlight, 2 ground floor windows, 3 sashed 1st floor windows,
all with plain surrounds; moulded gutter cornice. Right return wall has a
similar doorway, and triple windows on each floor of the bay (the upper
sashed with glazing bars). Rear: external steps to upper room in rear wing
are now altered. Interior: altered. History: principal coaching inn of
Accrington, associated with Manchester turnpike road; meeting room added
1822 (Jacob Lang's room), which was used by Accrington branch of Anti-Corn
Law League, may survive, but was not inspected. (Ainsworth Homesteads)
Listing NGR: SD7628028324
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