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Arkwright House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7578 / 53°45'27"N

Longitude: -2.6947 / 2°41'40"W

OS Eastings: 354297

OS Northings: 429269

OS Grid: SD542292

Mapcode National: GBR TBN.S9

Mapcode Global: WH85M.LT13

Plus Code: 9C5VQ854+44

Entry Name: Arkwright House

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392172

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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941-1/12/276 (East side)
12/06/50 Arkwright House


Formerly known as: Arkwright Arms STONEYGATE.
Town house, now partly occupied as office. 1728 with C19
addition; altered and renovated c.1979. Brick, with stucco
facade, slate roof. L-plan: single-depth front range with rear
wing, and addition to east side. Early Georgian. Three storeys
and attic over cellar, a 5-window symmetrical range, plus
2-window addition to right. The facade has a central doorway
with a C20 pedimented wooden architrave and panelled door with
overlight; and 12-pane sashed windows on all floors, with
raised sills and exposed boxes. Gable chimneys, C20 skylights
in roof. The left gable wall has a large 12-pane sashed
stair-window, a small 12-pane sash above this, and a very
small 12-pane sash to the attic. The addition to the right,
which is not stuccoed, has a C19 corner-shop front at ground
floor, sashed windows without glazing bars at 1st floor,
altered windows at 2nd floor.
INTERIOR altered. History: House was originally occupied by
headmaster of Grammar School; in 1768 Richard Arkwright and
John Kay occupied a back room for development of the spinning
machine known as the water-frame.

Listing NGR: SD5425429293

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