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Knuzden Hall, Oswaldtwistle

Description: Knuzden Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 183897

OS Grid Reference: SD7209827971
OS Grid Coordinates: 372098, 427971
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7474, -2.4246

Location: Stanhill Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 3RE

Locality: Oswaldtwistle
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 3RE

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Listing Text

SD 72 NW
4/94 Knuzden Hall

House, dated 1784, added to and partly incorporating C17 Knuzden Hall
Farmhouse (q.v.). Watershot coursed sandstone with quoins, slate roof
with gable chimneys. Three bays and 3 storeys; symmetrical 5 window-
facade, with moulded stone eaves cornice; central panelled door has
semi-circular fanlight with intersecting glazing bars, Tuscan doorcase
with open pediment; tall windows to ground and 1st floors, square windows
to 2nd floor, all replacements with glazing bars. Quoin at left corner
lettered " TB (= Thomas Baron).
Interior: good contemporary staircase with scrolled brackets, open string,
stick balusters, ramped handrail; ground floor room at rear of 3rd bay has
chamfered beams and one 3-light double chamfered stone mullion window.
History: See Ainsworth Homesteads pp.279-284

Listing NGR: SD7207327963

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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