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38, West Cliff

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7542 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.7104 / 2°42'37"W

OS Eastings: 353252

OS Northings: 428882

OS Grid: SD532288

Mapcode National: GBR T87.FG

Mapcode Global: WH85M.BWKV

Plus Code: 9C5VQ73Q+MR

Entry Name: 38, West Cliff

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392177

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Riversway

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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941-1/8/280 (South West side)
27/09/79 No.38


Detached town house, now part of offices. Mid C19, altered.
Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate
roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan. Two storeys over
basement (with altered attic); a symmetrical 5-window facade,
with clasping corner pilasters and slightly raised centre,
stone plinth, interrupted string-course, plain frieze and
moulded cornice with blocking course. The centre has a large
stone porch composed of panelled square columns and pilasters,
mounted on plinths with steps between and linked by simple
balustrading, with anthemion and palmette decoration to the
caps and a dentilled entablature with egg-and-dart frieze to
the cornice, and a parapet; and a doorway with broad
shouldered architrave and panelled double doors with
overlight. The windows are 12-pane sashes, that over the door
with a moulded architrave and cornice on consoles, and the
others with raised bracketed sills and wedge lintels with
raised keystones. Roof with C20 attic storey and gable
chimneys. The left gable has a tall round-headed sashed
stair-window with radiating glazing bars, a shorter but
similar window above, and various 12-pane sashes. C20 rear
wing to this side. Rear and INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5325228882

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