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96, Fishergate

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7579 / 53°45'28"N

Longitude: -2.703 / 2°42'10"W

OS Eastings: 353746

OS Northings: 429293

OS Grid: SD537292

Mapcode National: GBR T9D.91

Mapcode Global: WH85M.GS2Z

Entry Name: 96, Fishergate

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391984

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 FISHERGATE
941-1/11/104 (North side)
27/09/79 No.96

GV II

Commercial building (probably bank), now building society
office. Probably mid to later C19; altered. Sandstone ashlar,
slate roof. Narrow rectangular plan at right-angles to street.
Classical style. Three diminishing storeys and 4 bays, with
plinth, cornices over all floors (the top with pairs of small
acroteria). Ground floor has tall 4-bay arcade with coupled
pilasters which have palmette capitals, frieze and cornice
stepped round the openings, and moulded heads with acanthus
keystones (doorway to left and 3 altered windows); 1st floor
has sashes without glazing bars,in shouldered architraves with
shallow dentilled pediments; 2nd floor has round-headed
windows between coupled pilasters with stiff-leaf capitals.
Rear and INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD5374529295

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


PRESTON

SD5329SE FISHERGATE
941-1/11/104 (North side)
27/09/79 No.96

GV II

Commercial building (probably bank), now building society
office. Probably mid to later C19; altered. Sandstone ashlar,
slate roof. Narrow rectangular plan at right-angles to street.
Classical style. Three diminishing storeys and 4 bays, with
plinth, cornices over all floors (the top with pairs of small
acroteria). Ground floor has tall 4-bay arcade with coupled
pilasters which have palmette capitals, frieze and cornice
stepped round the openings, and moulded heads with acanthus
keystones (doorway to left and 3 altered windows); 1st floor
has sashes without glazing bars,in shouldered architraves with
shallow dentilled pediments; 2nd floor has round-headed
windows between coupled pilasters with stiff-leaf capitals.
Rear and INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD5374529295

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