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Description: Old Peoples Day Centre
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
ACCRINGTON CANNON STREET
SD 72 NE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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