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Oak Hill Park Mansion

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyndburn, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7469 / 53°44'48"N

Longitude: -2.3572 / 2°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 376541

OS Northings: 427898

OS Grid: SD765278

Mapcode National: GBR CTZ3.GK

Mapcode Global: WH973.R2QV

Entry Name: Oak Hill Park Mansion

Listing Date: 10 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183818

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnfield

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ACCRINGTON MANCHESTER ROAD
SD 72 NE
Oak Hill Park Mansion
5/21
10.11.1975
- II

Small mansion, 1815 for Thomas Hargreaves, extended c.1848. Ashlar,
hipped slate roof. Double pile plan with service wings to rear, and
3-bay addition on left. Two storeys, in classical style; symmetrical
5-bay facade, the 3 centre bays breaking forward slightly and
pedimented; dentilled cornice; open Doric porch, wide doorway with
margin lights, fluted columns and frieze, segmental fanlight with
radiating glazing bars; all windows sashed with glazing bars at
1st floor but now concealed at ground floor. Right return wall of 4
bays (continued as 2-bay service wing) has in 2nd bay a pillared porch
with entablature, and above this a tall stairlight. Late C19 ornamental
iron verandah at rear of service wings. Stepped back to the left the
addition is of 2 higher storeys, has tall windows at ground floor
(concealed) smaller sashed windows above; a dentilled cornice and a
parapet concealing the roof. History: Hargreaves family of Broad Oak
Printworks (estd. 1792) were principal manufacturers of Accrington.


Listing NGR: SD7654127898

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