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Union Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in East, Bury

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5939 / 53°35'38"N

Longitude: -2.2965 / 2°17'47"W

OS Eastings: 380472

OS Northings: 410856

OS Grid: SD804108

Mapcode National: GBR DVDW.MD

Mapcode Global: WH97Q.PXMQ

Entry Name: Union Buildings

Listing Date: 26 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210744

Location: Bury, BL9

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: East

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 8010 NW,
1/69

THE ROCK,
No 1 (Union Buildings)

26.03.75

II

Dated 1874. Neo-medieval. Red brick with stone dressings and mock timbering with plastered infill (especially to top stages). Corner site. Irregular.
Four storeys. Gable front of three bays and 5-bay left-hand return front. Windows generally have straight heads on ground floor, obtusely pointed heads (and ornamental sill-grilles) on first floor, pointed heads and drip moulds on second floor and multiple mullioned lights on top floor (together with small 4-light roundels). Central window on first floor is rectangular oriel, as are two windows on second and third floors of return front, which has elaborate carving over bi-partite entry, incorporating dated coat of arms, surmounted by roundel on first floor under gabled canopy of pierced bargeboards on corbels. Circular corner chimney rising from foliate capital on shaft running towards ground. Steep tiled roof.


Listing NGR: SD8047210856

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