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Holly Mount, Rawtenstall

Description: Holly Mount

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 185810

OS Grid Reference: SD8107122878
OS Grid Coordinates: 381071, 422878
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7020, -2.2882

Location: 28 Mt Terrace, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 8SX

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

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Listing Text


14/231 Holly Mount
- II

Three houses under one roof; 1835, for the Whitehead brothers (Pevsner); now
offices (mostly unoccupied 1984). Sandstone ashlar, hipped slate roof of low
pitch, with 2 chimneys in front of the ridge, 2 behind it, and 2 at each end.
Double-depth plan, unusually composed of three 3-bay houses in line. Two
storeys, treated as architectural unity, with flat giant pilasters separating
each house and each bay of each house, continuous 1st floor band, moulded
cornice and low parapet; each house symmetrical with central doorway and one
window on each floor in each bay, except central house which has 2 windows on
each floor in the left bay. Doorways framed in pilastered architraves are
round-headed and have set-in unfluted Ionic doorcases, except 1st house where
window now replaces door. Rainwater heads in 3rd and 6th bays lettered
D & W
1965 (sic)
Rear has 3 round-headed stairlights, but is otherwise of less interest or
altered. Interior not inspected, but 3 iron-baluster staircases, and some
moulded plaster cornices visible. (Reference: W. Cooke Taylor Tour of the
Manufacturing Districts of Lancashire, 1842, letter IV, pp. 61-67).

Listing NGR: SD8107122878

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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