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20 and 22, Yorkshire Street, Bacup

Description: 20 and 22, Yorkshire Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185657

OS Grid Reference: SD8689223067
OS Grid Coordinates: 386892, 423067
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7039, -2.2000

Location: Yorkshire Street, Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 9AE

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 9AE

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/80 Nos. 20 and 22

Probably originally a taking-in warehouse, then public house, and now
two shops with dwelling above, dated 1770 on rainwater head. Watershot
coursed sandstone with quoins, stone slate roof with 2 ridge chimneys and
2 gable chimneys. Two-bay plan, double depth with front extension. Two
and a half storeys presenting 2 gables to road, rainwater head at the
valley lettered H . At ground floor doorway to right of centre has
moulded surround, pilasters, plain frieze and dentilled cornice; inner
porch floor of mosaic lettered WHITE. Double shop window to left, single
to right, each with a wavy pediment enclosing a medallion, that on left
lettered MBB as monogram (= Massey Burnley Brewery), other dated "1907";
at 1st floor each side has 2 vertical rectangular windows (now top-hung
casements) and at top floor one round-headed window with imposts and
keystone (that on the left sashed). Rear: some altered flush-mullion
windows at 1st floor. Interior altered. History not known, but possibly
associated with James Howorth, baize manufacturer in early C19.

Listing NGR: SD8689223067

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Source: English Heritage

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