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Glusburn Institute Including Walls to Garden Along Colne Road Returning North Along Croft Head for 1, Glusburn and Cross Hills

Description: Glusburn Institute Including Walls to Garden Along Colne Road Returning North Along Croft Head for 1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 323604

OS Grid Reference: SE0013144793
OS Grid Coordinates: 400131, 444793
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8993, -1.9995

Locality: Glusburn and Cross Hills
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD20 8QB

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Listing Text

6/77 (north side)
Glusburn Institute
including walls to
garden along Colne
Road returning north
along Croft Head
for 10 metres
(formerly listed as
Crosshill Institute


Village Institute of 1892 with clock tower added 1911. Dressed stone and ashlar with
green slate roof. Two storeys with higher turrets and 4 bays. Windows mostly
mullioned and transomed. One bay window of complex form rises through 3 storevs. A
small open turret with stone cap and ball finials is corbelled out from parapet above
a panel with a florid carved achievement (probably Horsfall). Over the doorway rises
a stone domed clock tower with 4-panelled and domed pinnacles. Arcaded pierced
parapet. To Institute Street there is a freestanding doorway of Baroque character.
To the left hand side is a plainer facade with 3 gables. Attached is a low stone wall
with domed piers and iron railings along Colne Road.

Listing NGR: SE0013144793

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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