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The Old Black Bull Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7601 / 53°45'36"N

Longitude: -2.7033 / 2°42'11"W

OS Eastings: 353729

OS Northings: 429530

OS Grid: SD537295

Mapcode National: GBR T9B.TR

Mapcode Global: WH85M.FRYB

Entry Name: The Old Black Bull Public House

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Last Amended: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392019

Location: 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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Listing Text


941-1/9/135 (South side)
27/09/79 No.35
The Old Black Bull PH
(Formerly Listed as:
Old Black Bull Hotel)


Public house. c.1900. Brick with facing of green glazed
terracotta at ground floor and applied black-and-white
"half-timbering" above, slate roof. Double-depth plan. Tudor
style. Three storeys over cellar, a symmetrical 3-window
facade with slightly jettied 2nd floor and gable with
barge-boards and finial. The ground floor has a wide
elliptical-arched window in the centre with enriched dark
green surround including imposts and keystone, and yellow
apron with raised red and green lettering "THE OLD BLACK
BULL"; and flanking doorways with segmental-pedimented
architraves of the same material, including panelled pilasters
and scrolled brackets. The upper floors have wooden mullioned
windows: at 1st floor, a shallow canted 10-light transomed
oriel on brackets in the centre, flanked by cross-windows with
small arcades beneath, and 2, 3, and 2-light windows at 2nd
floor with an ornamental splat-balustrade beneath. The gable
has a bressummer and pegged fish-bone struts. Painted inn-sign
hanging from prominent scrolled wrought-iron bracket at 2nd
floor. INTERIOR altered.

Listing NGR: SD5372229526

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

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