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Gate Lodge to Harris Orphanage with Associated Gate Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Fulwood, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7847 / 53°47'4"N

Longitude: -2.712 / 2°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 353185

OS Northings: 432272

OS Grid: SD531322

Mapcode National: GBR T7Z.WZ

Mapcode Global: WH85M.94TF

Entry Name: Gate Lodge to Harris Orphanage with Associated Gate Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 15 January 1985

Last Amended: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185877

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Greyfriars

Built-Up Area: Fulwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/30 Gate Lodge to Harris
Orphanage, with
associated Gate piers
and gates (formerly
listed with "The Harris
Children's Home")

Lodge and gateway to Harris Orphanage, 1885-88, by Benjamin Sykes of
Garlick, Park, and Sykes,for the trustees of E.R. Harris. Accrington red
brick with sandstone dressings, Cumberland slate roof. Vernacular Revival
style. T-plan, single storey: to drive, a prominent gabled wing with
canted bay window and small square flanking windows under oversailing gable
of applied black and white studding with pargeted apex displaying a shield
lettered A.D.;
in left angle a lean-to porch, to the road another gable decorated like the
first; on the ridge near the junction a tall Tudor-style triple chimney
stack with moulded cap. Gate piers: 4 inner, making carriage gateway
flanked by pedestrian gates, and 2 outer, all red brick heavily-banded with
sandstone; square section, c.3 metres high, with hemispherical tops, the
innermost bearing ornamental iron lampholders. Iron spear-railing gates.

Listing NGR: SD5318532272

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

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