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Mercer House, Clayton-le-Moors

Description: Mercer House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183868

OS Grid Reference: SD7435431089
OS Grid Coordinates: 374354, 431089
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7755, -2.3906

Location: Charles Street, Great Harwood, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 5PN

Locality: Clayton-le-Moors
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 5PN

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Listing Text


2/65 Oakenshaw Cottage

The item shall be amended to read CLAYTON-LE-MOORS MERCER PARK

Mercer House


SD 73 SW
2/65 Oakenshaw Cottage
- II

House, 1802; now unoccupied. Coursed dressed stone, slate roof with
gable chimneys. Double-pile 3-bay plan with attached service wing at
rear. Two storeys, with quoins, moulded cornice, parapet; almost
symmetrical: offset slightly left is panelled door with semi-circular
fanlight and open-pedimented architrave, with a tall window above;
otherwise, 2 coupled tall windows on each floor, all with plain one
surrounds and all now boarded. Rear has in centre a continuous 3-tiered
opening with panelled door at ground floor and stairlight with glazing
bars above; left of this a triple window on each floor, right of it
coupled windows, all sashed with glazing bars, History: built by
Thomas Hargreaves (partner in Oakenshaw Printworks), later occupied
by John Mercer (inventor of Mercerisation).

Listing NGR: SD7435431089

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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