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Description: Oak Hill Park Mansion
Date Listed: 10 November 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 183818
OS Grid Reference: SD7654127898
OS Grid Coordinates: 376541, 427898
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7469, -2.3572
ACCRINGTON MANCHESTER ROAD
SD 72 NE
Oak Hill Park Mansion
Small mansion, 1815 for Thomas Hargreaves, extended c.1848. Ashlar,
hipped slate roof. Double pile plan with service wings to rear, and
3-bay addition on left. Two storeys, in classical style; symmetrical
5-bay facade, the 3 centre bays breaking forward slightly and
pedimented; dentilled cornice; open Doric porch, wide doorway with
margin lights, fluted columns and frieze, segmental fanlight with
radiating glazing bars; all windows sashed with glazing bars at
1st floor but now concealed at ground floor. Right return wall of 4
bays (continued as 2-bay service wing) has in 2nd bay a pillared porch
with entablature, and above this a tall stairlight. Late C19 ornamental
iron verandah at rear of service wings. Stepped back to the left the
addition is of 2 higher storeys, has tall windows at ground floor
(concealed) smaller sashed windows above; a dentilled cornice and a
parapet concealing the roof. History: Hargreaves family of Broad Oak
Printworks (estd. 1792) were principal manufacturers of Accrington.
Listing NGR: SD7654127898
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Source: English Heritage
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