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Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery

A Grade I Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7591 / 53°45'32"N

Longitude: -2.6983 / 2°41'53"W

OS Eastings: 354059

OS Northings: 429425

OS Grid: SD540294

Mapcode National: GBR TB3.JL

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JS91

Plus Code: 9C5VQ852+MM

Entry Name: Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392086

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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941-1/12/198 (East side)
12/06/50 Harris Public Library, Museum and
Art Gallery


Museum, Art Gallery and Library. 1882-93, by James Hibbert of
Preston, with sculptures by E. Roscoe Mullins, acroteria (etc)
by Rowland Rhodes; slightly altered internally. Sandstone
ashlar (roof concealed by parapet). Large rectangular plan
including a podium to the front. Monumental Greek Revival
style. Three storeys over a basement, the ground floor treated
as a plinth and the upper floors as giant Orders.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Lancashire:

Listing NGR: SD5406029420

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