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Tower of Former Holly Mount School in Old Fold Garden, Rossendale

Description: Tower of Former Holly Mount School in Old Fold Garden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185809

OS Grid Reference: SD8114622843
OS Grid Coordinates: 381146, 422843
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7017, -2.2870

Location: St Mary's Way, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 8UN

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 8UN

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Listing Text


14/230 Tower of former Holly Mount
- School in Old Fold Garden


Tower of former Holly Mount school, erected 1839 by Messrs Whitehead as
factory school. Dressed sandstone. Gothic style, rectangular plan, 3
diminishing stages, with diagonal buttresses, set-offs at each stage,
battlements and crocketed pinnacles, clock face at 3rd stage. Attached at
ground level is large decorated datestone (probably formerly a door head)
forming a semi-circular arch with raised lettering "1839" and "HOLLY MOUNT
SCHOOL" in the head; above this a plaque stating that the Old Fold Garden was
the site of the Holly Mount School. Item forms conspicuous landmark in its

Listing NGR: SD8114622843

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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