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Description: Council Chambers
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210716
OS Grid Reference: SD7906217016
OS Grid Coordinates: 379062, 417016
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6492, -2.3182
SD 71 NE RAMSBOTTOM LANE
3/155 (west side)
- Council Chambers
Probably c.1850. Classical building on corner with Market Place. Ashlar. 3 storeys.
6 sash windows with 4 more on left-hand return front and one on rounded corner (which
has bracketed cornice to ground floor one and bracketed pediment to first floor).
The window on ground floor each side of corner is larger, with glazing bars forming
3 arched lights and bracketed pediment over. Below 4th window of front is depressed-
arch vehicular entry. On Market Place the ground rises so that at left end on first
floor door, with bracketed cornice, takes place of window. Sill bands. Quoins.
Eaves cornice with blocking course and simplified pediment over corner. (The Civil
Hall, linked to the rear, is not included.)
Listing NGR: SD7906217016
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Source: English Heritage
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