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Latitude: 53.758 / 53°45'28"N
Longitude: -2.7029 / 2°42'10"W
OS Eastings: 353753
OS Northings: 429295
OS Grid: SD537292
Mapcode National: GBR T9D.91
Mapcode Global: WH85M.GS4Y
Entry Name: 1 Lune Street
Listing Date: 27 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218420
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392082
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/04/2014
LUNE STREET (West side)
(Formerly listed as Shelley Assurance Building)
Former Friendly Society office. Late C19 rebuilding for society established 1831; slightly altered late C20. Polished dark brown granite at ground floor, red brick with sandstone dressings above; slate roof. Shallow rectangular plan on corner site, with chamfered corner. Baroque style. Three storeys plus corner turret, with a 3-window facade to Lune Street and 1-window facade to Fishergate; with stone bands, frieze, modillioned cornice and panelled and balustraded parapet. The ground floor, of channelled rusticated polished granite, has wide segmental-arched windows with triple keystones, that in the centre wider (and the sills recently lowered, but this alteration not now detectable), and in the chamfered corner a doorway with moulded architrave including triple keystone, under a prominent open segmental pediment. The 1st floor has a tripartite window in the centre with architrave including a triple keystone and open segmental pediment, and a single-light windows on each side with similar architrave (except the pediment); the 2nd floor has single-light windows with simpler architraves; and the Fishergate facade windows like those of the centre. The canted corner has an elaborately enriched corbel carrying a tall 5-sided oriel with narrow windows at 2nd floor, finished above the cornice as an octagonal turret with small round-headed keyed windows, a prominent bracketed cornice, and a domed copper cap with finial. Good original INTERIOR.
Listing NGR: SD5375429292
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