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8, East Cliff

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7531 / 53°45'11"N

Longitude: -2.7049 / 2°42'17"W

OS Eastings: 353615

OS Northings: 428759

OS Grid: SD536287

Mapcode National: GBR T93.0D

Mapcode Global: WH85M.FX5N

Entry Name: 8, East Cliff

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391977

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

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


941-1/13/97 (South side)
27/09/79 No.8


Detached town house, now education centre and offices. c.1835,
altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan. Two storeys
over basement, a symmetrical 3-window facade, with plinth,
1st-floor band and prominent projecting eaves. The doorway has
a doorcase with coupled pilasters and entablature with
dentilled cornice, and a panelled door and overlight with
vertical glazing bars. The windows are all 16-pane sashes with
raised sills and flat-arched heads. Roof with projected verges
and gable chimneys. Side walls have inter alia roundel windows
in the gables. The south front has 2 segmental 3-window bows
(terminating below the eaves), with a plain frieze over each
floor, and sashed windows on each floor. INTERIOR has
dog-legged staircase with stick balusters and mahogany
handrail with wreathed curtail. Added 2-storey wing on east

Listing NGR: SD5361528759

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