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18,18A, RIBBLESDALE PLACE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7552 / 53°45'18"N

Longitude: -2.7017 / 2°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 353829

OS Northings: 428993

OS Grid: SD538289

Mapcode National: GBR T9L.22

Mapcode Global: WH85M.GWP1

Plus Code: 9C5VQ74X+38

Entry Name: 18,18A, RIBBLESDALE PLACE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392196

Location: City Centre, 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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941-1/13/299 (South side)
27/09/79 Nos.16-19 (Consecutive)


Includes: No.5 CAMDEN PLACE.
Terrace of 6 town houses, now all offices. c.1824-36
(beginning at the west end with No.18 Ribblesdale Place);
altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Rectangular double-depth block with left and
right returned ends to Camden Place and Ribblesdale Place
respectively, all single-fronted to Winckley Square and with
long back extensions. Three storeys over cellars, with 12 bays
in total to Winckley Square and 3 bays to Camden Place and
Ribblesdale Place respectively. Plain frieze and moulded
cornice carried round. The doorways of Nos.16 to 19 are all to
the left, those of the Camden Place and Ribblesdale Place
facades are in the centre, and all have doorcases with Tuscan
semi-columns, plain friezes and moulded cornices, plain jambs
with imposts, and panelled doors with elliptical fanlights.
All the windows have raised sills, all except those at 2nd
floor have wedge lintels, and all those to Winckley Square are
sashed without glazing bars; the side facades have similar
fenestration except that the front bay of each has blind
windows, No.5 Camden Place has a service doorway to the left
at ground floor, 12-pane sashes at 1st floor and 9-pane sashes
above, and No.18 Ribblesdale Place has 6-pane sashes at 2nd
floor. Cellar areas to Winckley Square, most railings removed
or replaced except at the 2 at the left end which have simple
cast-iron railings. Hipped roof with ridge chimneys. Back
extensions to No.5 Camden Place and No.18 Ribblesdale Place
(the latter separately occupied as No.18A) are both 2 storeyed
and have various sashed windows, the former with glazing bars,
and the latter has an inserted doorway. Rear: back extensions
mostly altered, some with additions which are not of special
INTERIORS: all have dog-legged staircases with stick balusters
and mahogany handrails; No.5 Camden Place has moulded plaster
cornices, marble fireplaces in 2 principal ground floor rooms
and 1st floor front room, blocked fireplace in front cellar
room; No.16 has moulded plaster cornice in front room at
ground floor (with leaf-and-dart, and foliation); Nos.16 to 19
are very long and very narrow. History: No.5 Camden Place was
built for Thomas Leach, hosier and draper; reference:
M.Roberts "The Story of Winckley Square" (1988) pp 27-30,
quoting from Samuel Leach "Old Age Reminiscences" (1916) -
copy in Harris Reference Library, Preston.

Listing NGR: SD5386628959

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