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Cribden House School, Rossendale

Description: Cribden House School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185780

OS Grid Reference: SD8007122396
OS Grid Coordinates: 380071, 422396
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6976, -2.3033

Location: A682, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 6RX

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 6RX

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Listing Text


6/201 Cribden House School
- II

Large house, formerly known as Brynbella, for Whitehead family, later C19, now
school. Sandstone ashlar (rock-faced rear), hipped slate roof. Double-pile
4-bay plan. Two storeys, in classical style, with rusticated quoins
(vermiculated at ground floor), string courses on 2 levels, modillioned
cornice. Symmetrical garden front (east) with 2-bay centre breaking forwards,
4 French windows at ground floor, all with panelled jambs, consoles and
pediments, those in the centre segmental, and at 1st floor 4-pane sashes with
lugged architraves. Two-bay left return wall matches centre of garden front.
Re-entrant angle with service part to rear (also to drive) contains square
porch with channelled rustication, round headed doorway in one side and
matching window in other side, and balustraded parapet. Interior: staircase
and decorations contemporary with building.

Listing NGR: SD8007122396

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Source: English Heritage

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