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Description: 9, King Street
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185609
OS Grid Reference: SD8686522862
OS Grid Coordinates: 386865, 422862
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7020, -2.2004
SD 82 SE BACUP KING STREET
13/32 No. 9
House and shop, 1860's. Rock-faced blocks of sandstone with dressings
of carved stone and polished stone, slate roof with gable chimneys.
Three bays and 2 storeys. At ground floor the 1st 2 bays are occupied by
a large original shop front framed by rusticated quoins, consoles and
decorated entablature,with recessed panelled doors in the centre flanked
by full-height 3-light windows held by slender columns with shaft-rings,
dividing at the top to give slightly arched heads to the lights. To the
right of this the 3rd bay has a narrow doorway with plain jambs which have
carved imposts, and a sashed window: this window, and the 3 windows at
1st floor, are all recessed and have shafts of polished stone with foliated
capitals, moulded shouldered lintels, and, together with the door, all
have a round intrados and pointed extrados, with banded voussoirs.
Hoodmoulds to 1st floor windows are continuous and there is a modillioned
cornice. Rear wall has triangular-headed sashed windows. History:
office of Bacup Times.
Listing NGR: SD8686522862
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Source: English Heritage
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