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Description: Dyke Nook Lodge
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183840
OS Grid Reference: SD7565829728
OS Grid Coordinates: 375658, 429728
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7633, -2.3707
In the entry for ACCRINGTON WHALLEY ROAD
5/39 Dyke Nook
The item shall be amended to read ACCRINGTON WHALLEY ROAD
Dyke Nook Lodge
ACCRINGTON WHALLEY ROAD
SD 72 NE
5/39 Dyke Nook
House, dated 1907, by Walter Brierley; now LCC children's home. Unequally
coursed sandstone with quoins, stone slate roof with swept eaves covering
kneelers, 2 chimneys on ridges and one at right gable. Three bays and 2
storeys in C17 vernacular form. Asymmetrical, with varied forms of
mullioned windows. Front door at rear, in 2-storey outshut between 2
unequal gabled wings, has moulded surround and a label enclosing lintel
dated "1907"; there is a 6-light mullion and transom stairlight above and
right of this, a narrow stairlight at left end, and 4 other windows.
Left wing projects (continuing as screen wall with arch), right wing has
a window on each floor, the upper of 4 lights with a label. Right return
wall has 3 windows, one at ground floor of projecting chimney stack.
Principal facade to garden has very prominent "summer parlour" with
semi-pyramidal roof at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, with all principal
windows left of it: at ground floor a large 14-light mullion and transom
window with 2 king mullions and a straight moulded dripstone on consoles,
and a 6-light window with a label; at 1st floor two 6-light windows with
king mullions. There is a walled yard with outbuildings at right end.
Interior: middle room ("hall") has C17-style panelling, with linenfold
above stone fireplace which is lettered "19" "HVMB" "07"; and folding
doors to parlour. Garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll is mainly altered,
but perimeter wall (q.v.) preserved.
Listing NGR: SD7565829728
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