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Moor Side House

A Grade II Listed Building in Altham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7793 / 53°46'45"N

Longitude: -2.3653 / 2°21'55"W

OS Eastings: 376022

OS Northings: 431498

OS Grid: SD760314

Mapcode National: GBR CSXQ.QZ

Mapcode Global: WH96X.M8VL

Entry Name: Moor Side House

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183846

Location: Altham, Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Civil Parish: Altham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Altham St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 73 SE
3/43 Moor Side House
- II

House, c.1830. Scored stucco with quoins (painted white), moulded
gutter cornice, stone slate roof with gable chimneys and copings.
Double pile 3-bay plan, with service wing to rear of 1st bay. Two
storeys, symmetrical, in Perpendicular Gothic style: Tudor-arched
doorway with hoodmould, large 4-light stone mullion windows also
with hoodmoulds. Right return wall has one similar 3-light window
on each floor, rear has large Tudor-arched stairlight with glazing
bars (radiating in the head), and some sashed windows also with
glazing bars. Interior: stone staircase with iron twist balusters;
moulded plaster ceiling frieze and alcove in drawing roam; original
door furnishings, (panels of one door decorated with paintings of
flowers possibly by Lydia Becker). History: built by Hannibal Leigh
Becker, chemical manufacturer; early home of Lydia Becker, pioneer
of Women's Suffrage Movement botanist and painter.

Listing NGR: SD7602231498

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