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Arcade, Accrington

Description: Arcade

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183810

OS Grid Reference: SD7609428474
OS Grid Coordinates: 376094, 428474
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7521, -2.3640

Location: Croos Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 1HN

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 1HN

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
7/14 Arcade
- II

Shopping arcade, with shop and office block over Warner Street entrance,
c.1880. Arcade on curved plan with glazed roof carried by slim
pierced iron braces; panelled pillars separate the shop fronts which
have recessed doorways, low panelled aprons to large plate glass
window panes (some curved) set in slender wooden colonnettes with
crocketed caps from which spring arched glazing bars; and, above
these, bands of square windows containing leaded stained glass.
Office block to Warner St. of red brick with white Terracotta dressings,
slate roof; seven bays and 3½ storeys, the centre 3 bays (which bridge
the arcade entrance) having a tall gabled attic with a lunette and
various terracotta decorations, the left end a wagon arch, and the
right end a round-headed doorway with swagged terracotta lintel. Two
original shop windows at ground floor; above, most windows blocked or
altered, but those at right are sashed with glazing bars.

Listing NGR: SD7609428474

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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