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Allsprings, Great Harwood

Description: Allsprings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183872

OS Grid Reference: SD7338933397
OS Grid Coordinates: 373389, 433397
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7962, -2.4055

Location: Accrington, Lancashire BB6 7RN

Locality: Great Harwood
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB6 7RN

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Listing Text

SD 73 SW
2/69 Allsprings
- II

Large house, built by James Lomax 1838. Rendered (probably sandstone),
slate roof, chimneys incorporated in hamper to stairwell which rises
through the centre. Five-bay 2-storey facade with double-pile 2-bay rear
wing. Symmetrical, in Tudor style; windows of 2 pointed lights with
hollow spandrels and hoodmoulds. Two-storey embattled porch has large
moulded Tudor-arched doorway with a hoodmould, panelled double doors,
fanlight with Perpendicular tracery; a 1st floor string course; and a
2-light 1st floor window. To each side are two windows on each floor, and
a parapet rising to a steeply-pitched gablet with crocketed finial. The
gables have similar treatment. Behind the ridge of the roof is a large
square hamper which has 2-light windows and similar gablets in the front
and sides of a high parapet disguising chimneys in the corners. Left wall
of rear wing has 2 windows on each floor. Interior: elaborate plaster
moulding to ceilings and friezes (now damaged). History: Lomax family of
Clayton Hall and Allsprings were principal landowners in Great Harwood;
James Lomax built RC church of St. Hubert and Our Lady (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD7338933397

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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