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Moor Park Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7691 / 53°46'8"N

Longitude: -2.7052 / 2°42'18"W

OS Eastings: 353612

OS Northings: 430531

OS Grid: SD536305

Mapcode National: GBR T91.D5

Mapcode Global: WH85M.FJ0F

Entry Name: Moor Park Hotel

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392025

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Moor Park

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text


941-1/1/141 (West side)
Moor Park Hotel


Public house. c.1830, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond (and
formerly stuccoed), with sandstone dressings and slate roof.
Rectangular double-depth plan. Simple classical style. Two
storeys over cellars; a symmetrical 3-window facade, with
stone plinth, stone frieze, cornice and blocking course, and
hipped roof with 2 chimney stacks behind the ridge. The
central doorway is framed by a large tetrastyle Ionic doorcase
composed of engaged columns (short cast-iron railings linking
each pair), with a deep frieze and moulded cornice (large
modern lettering "MOOR PARK" now attached to frieze), and has
a recessed panelled door with overlight; the windows at ground
floor are sashed without glazing bars and have raised sills
and wedge lintels, and those at 1st floor are 4-pane sashes
with raised sills. Left return wall has doorway with stone
surround, one window on each floor with altered glazing;
right-hand return wall has 2 sashed windows at ground floor
and one above; rear rendered, and C20 addition at ground
floor. INTERIOR altered. History: probably associated with
cattle market which occupied site on opposite side of road in
earlier C19.

Listing NGR: SD5361230531

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

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