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Moor Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7713 / 53°46'16"N

Longitude: -2.7051 / 2°42'18"W

OS Eastings: 353625

OS Northings: 430783

OS Grid: SD536307

Mapcode National: GBR T92.2M

Mapcode Global: WH85M.FG3P

Entry Name: Moor Park House

Listing Date: 20 June 1990

Last Amended: 21 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392026

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Moor Park

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text

SD 53 SW
941-1/1/142

PRESTON,
MOOR PARK AVENUE (South side),
No 1, Moor Park House

20/06/90

GV II


Detached house, now offices, c1830, altered and enlarged. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and hipped slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan, with rear service wing. Two storeys over cellars, 3 bays, symmetrical, the centre breaking forwards slightly; with stone plinth, 1st-floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded cornice with blocking course. The doorway, up 3 steps, has a porch with Ionic columns and pilasters, entablature with cornice and blocking course, and panelled door with stained glass panels and overlight. The windows are tall 4-pane sashes with raised sills and wedge lintels. Side-wall chimneys. Left return wall has 4-pane sashes on both floors (and C20 addition towards rear); right-hand return wall has one tall sash at ground floor, and one very narrow sashed window on each floor towards rear. INTERIOR: front room to right has moulded plaster cornice, and wide elliptical-arched alcove.

Listing NGR: SD5362530783

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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