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22, Winckley Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7554 / 53°45'19"N

Longitude: -2.7024 / 2°42'8"W

OS Eastings: 353787

OS Northings: 429005

OS Grid: SD537290

Mapcode National: GBR T9H.5Z

Mapcode Global: WH85M.GVDY

Entry Name: 22, Winckley Square

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392198

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
941-1/11/301 (West side)
27/09/79 No.22

GV II

Large town house, now offices, gymnasium etc. c.1850, for
Philip Park (surveyor and civil engineer, partner in Park,
Son, and Garlick; also Treasurer and Steward to Preston
Corporation); altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth
single-fronted plan, with long back extension. Three storeys
over a basement, 3 bays, with ashlar basement treated as a
plinth, raised rusticated quoins, moulded sill-bands to all
floors (with sill-blocks below 2nd floor windows), plain
frieze and prominent modillioned cornice. The doorway in the
1st bay, up 4 renewed steps protected by cast-iron railings
with urn finials, has a moulded architrave with dentilled
cornice on carved consoles and a 4-panel door with plain
rectangular overlight. The 2 windows to the right have
matching architraves and panelled aprons; the windows on the
upper floors also have moulded architraves, that in the centre
of the 1st floor with a segmental pediment on consoles and
those flanking it with moulded cornices, and all are sashed
without glazing bars. Hipped roof with corniced stone chimney
to the left. Rear: 2-storey back extension with added attic,
wooden canted oriels at 1st floor.
INTERIOR: very large lateral open-well staircase with 2 turned
balusters per tread, wreathed mahogany handrail, egg-and-dart
cornices; 1st-floor front room (now partitioned) with
modillioned egg-and-dart cornice, and grey marble fireplace
with anthemion enrichment; cellars to whole building,
approached by steps from back extension.


Listing NGR: SD5376629003

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