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4 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.757 / 53°45'25"N

Longitude: -2.702 / 2°42'7"W

OS Eastings: 353810

OS Northings: 429190

OS Grid: SD538291

Mapcode National: GBR T9J.LX

Mapcode Global: WH85M.GTJN

Plus Code: 9C5VQ74X+R5

Entry Name: 4 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392189

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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941-1/11/292 (North side)
27/09/79 No.4
and attached railings


Large town house, now offices. c.1800, for Nicholas Grimshaw;
altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan. Three
storeys over basement, 5 bays, symmetrical; ashlar basement
treated as a plinth, 1st floor sill-band, and prominent
moulded cornice. The central doorway, up 3 steps with nosings,
has a pedimented doorcase with slender engaged Tuscan columns
which have fluted caps, square abaci, and a frieze with 5
blocks of fluting; plain jambs with small imposts, a
semi-circular fanlight, and a panelled door. The ground and
1st floors have 4-pane sashed windows, the 2nd floor has
unhorned 9-pane sashes, all with raised sills and wedge
lintels. Basement areas both sides of door protected by iron
railings with dogbars, an urn finial to the left of the steps
but otherwise mostly with knob finials (including the
dog-bars). Stone gable copings, chimneys at the side walls.
The right-hand return wall (to Winckley Street) has (inter
alia) a doorway and 2 windows at ground floor with moulded
achitraves and an attic window with radiating glazing bars.
Rear: full-height round-headed stair-window with radiating
glazing bars. INTERIOR: open-well staircase with stick
balusters and wreathed mahogany handrail. History: second
house built in Winckley Square, after No.11 Winckley Street

Listing NGR: SD5381029190

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