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Broad Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Briercliffe, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8112 / 53°48'40"N

Longitude: -2.147 / 2°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 390420

OS Northings: 435003

OS Grid: SD904350

Mapcode National: GBR FSFC.ZJ

Mapcode Global: WHB7Y.ZGTL

Entry Name: Broad Bank House

Listing Date: 10 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184016

Location: Briercliffe, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Civil Parish: Briercliffe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Briercliffe St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


2/10 Broad Bank House
- II

House. Dated 1777 by deeds; altered. Coursed sandstone with dressings of
the same, stone slate roof. Double-depth 2-bay plan. Two storeys,
symmetrical, with some classical features; plinth, ground floor sill-band,
raised quoins, gable chimneys, gable copings with kneelers; up 2
semicircular steps, a central board door with shouldered architrave and
pediment, and at 1st floor above this a vertical rectangular window with
similar architrave; otherwise, 2 coupled vertical rectangular windows on
each floor, all with raised plain surrounds, and all windows with altered
glazing. Left gable wall, watershot, has doorway towards the rear, a
3-light flush-mullion window on each floor to rear of this, and a blocked
Venetian window to the attic. Right gable has lean-to at ground floor
(apparently remains of earlier and smaller building, outlined on gable
wall) and blocked 2-light flush-mullion window to attic. Rear has inter
alia a large Venetian stairwindow with triple keystone, and glazing bars
making Y-tracery in the head. Interior: doglegged flying stone staircase,
the soffit of the returned upper flight waved by cyma-moulding to each
step, with stick balusters (some damaged, some missing) and ramped
handrail; fielded panel doors; fluted architraves to stairwindow and
passage archway; in front right room at ground floor, a built-in cupboard
with shouldered panels (damaged); at 1st floor, 2 original fireplaces with
shouldered surrounds, moulded entablatures and cornices, one of these
containing an iron hob grate with curved cheeks.

Listing NGR: SD9042035003

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