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Old Peoples Day Centre, Accrington

Description: Old Peoples Day Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183807

OS Grid Reference: SD7583628521
OS Grid Coordinates: 375836, 428521
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7525, -2.3679

Location: Eagle Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 0AA

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 0AA

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
7/11 No.20
- II

Includes Old People's Day Centre, Eagle Street.
Former Manchester and Liverpool Bank, c.1865, now premises of Environmental
Health Department. Ashlar, slate roof. Main facade to Eagle Street has
single storey flat - roofed pavillion on left, gabled porch and entrance
hall, 2-storey block on the right. Italian Gothic style. Modillioned
cornice carries round the whole, pavilion and porch having a saw-tooth
pattern below this; parapet of pavilion rises over the porch to form a
shaped gable bearing a carved coat of arms. Centre of pavilion breaks
forward to form a bay with a triple window. To right of porch, 2-storey
block has 4 windows on each floor. Ground floor windows throughout have
round intrados and pointed extrados to each light, roll-moulded jambs and
heads, crocketed imposts; segmental-headed sashed 1st floor windows with
linked stilted hoodmoulds; prominent cornice. Various medallions between
window heads at ground floor, those in the right return wall lettered
"M & L" and "DE". Rear wing rock-faced stone, in similar style, was
original domestic quarters.

Listing NGR: SD7583628521

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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