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St Ignatius Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7639 / 53°45'50"N

Longitude: -2.697 / 2°41'49"W

OS Eastings: 354150

OS Northings: 429952

OS Grid: SD541299

Mapcode National: GBR TB9.6Z

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JNYD

Plus Code: 9C5VQ873+H6

Entry Name: St Ignatius Presbytery

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392150

Location: St. Matthew's, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: St George's

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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941-1/10/258 St Ignatius Presbytery


Presbytery to church of St Ignatius. c.1835-40 (probably by
J.J.Scoles), with addition dated 1878 on gable. Red brick in
Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof.
Irregular plan formed by original rectangular double-depth
range (now attached to enlarged chancel of church), with added
crosswing and further side range to left. Tudor style. All 2
storeys, with octagonal corner turrets, a string-course over
the 1st-floor windows, and parapet with stone coping. The main
range (the original building), a 3-window symmetrical facade,
has a central porch with coupled corner pilasters,
Tudor-arched outer doorway and Tudor-arched single-light
windows in the side walls, embattled parapet and glazed roof;
Tudor-arched 2-light mullioned windows with stone surrounds;
and similar windows in the right-hand gable wall, plus an
added canted bay in matching style. The wing projecting to the
left is in matching style, with one window on each floor of
each side and an arched tympanum in the gable with letters
"IHS" in a radiant sun and date 1878 in the corners; and the
2-window range set back to the left of this has an inserted
garage entry but otherwise matching windows. Rear very plain.
INTERIOR not inspected. Forms group with with attached school
in matching style, and with church (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5415029952

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