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7, Winckley Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7569 / 53°45'24"N

Longitude: -2.701 / 2°42'3"W

OS Eastings: 353881

OS Northings: 429172

OS Grid: SD538291

Mapcode National: GBR T9P.MS

Mapcode Global: WH85M.HT1S

Entry Name: 7, Winckley Square

Listing Date: 18 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392192

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

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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Listing Text


PRESTON

SD5329SE WINCKLEY SQUARE
941-1/11/295 (East side)
18/04/91 No.7

GV II

Large town house, now office. 1830-31, for the Rev.Roger
Carus-Wilson, Vicar of Preston; altered. Red brick, mostly in
English garden wall bond, but the facade apparently of
hand-made brick with unusual bonding at ground floor; with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. Long rectangular plan at
right-angles to street, with short wing at rear right-hand
corner. Three storeys over basement; the 4-bay facade (which
may be a late C19 remodelling) has broad banded brick
pilasters between the openings at ground floor (the bands 4
courses deep and the middle courses composed of small
headers), a broad 1st-floor string course, coupled corner
pilasters to the upper floors (of brick with stone bases and
caps), a deep frieze and prominent moulded cornice. The
doorway in the 3rd bay (approached by 3 steps with nosings,
the 2nd step with boot-scrapers) has a plain stone surround
with panelled reveals, and a recessed panelled door with
egg-and-dart decoration to the lintel and a plain rectangular
overlight. The windows are sashed without glazing bars, those
at ground floor with panelled aprons, those at 1st floor with
cornices on consoles, and those at 2nd floor square, with
raised sills. Hipped roof with 2 receding ridges, one chimney
at the right-hand side. Rear: 2-storey wing attached to
right-hand corner, with wagon archway through to rear
courtyard.
INTERIOR: open-well staircase with slender moulded stick
balusters and wreathed mahogany handrail, the well with a
Vitruvian-scroll and a frieze with wreaths.


Listing NGR: SD5388129172

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