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Set of 4 Ornamental Lamps at North Entrance to Avenham Walk

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7544 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.6985 / 2°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 354040

OS Northings: 428896

OS Grid: SD540288

Mapcode National: GBR TB2.4S

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JW6P

Entry Name: Set of 4 Ornamental Lamps at North Entrance to Avenham Walk

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Last Amended: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391915

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


941-1/14/38 (West side)
27/09/79 Set of 4 ornamental lamps at north
entrance to Avenham Walk
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
11 lamps (4 at street entrance, 3
opposite Nos 5, 8 and 12...etc.))


Set of 4 ornamental lamps at entrance to public promenade.
Later C19 (replacing former gate piers and railings).
Sandstone and cast-iron. Two pairs, one pair at each corner of
the north end of the promenade, each pair with a low quadrant
wall of ashlar linking the pedestals. Each has a broad square
stone pedestal with moulded plinth and panelled sides, and a
cast-iron standard consisting of a vase pedestal with a wide
gadrooned base and raised foliated enrichment to the vessel
and its cap, and a shaft with acanthus leaf decoration to the
base and cap. (Lanterns temporarily removed at time of
survey.) Prominent feature at centre of site overlooked by
Harris Institute to north, Bushell Place to east, and Avenham
Colonnade and Ribblesdale Place to west. Renovation in
progress at time of survey.

Listing NGR: SD5404028895

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

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