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Description: 6-44, Higher Road
Date Listed: 27 October 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 183011
OS Grid Reference: SD6083037384
OS Grid Coordinates: 360830, 437384
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8312, -2.5966
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SD 63 NW LONGRIDGE HIGHER ROAD
7/125 Nos 6 to 44
27.10.71 [formerly listed as Nos 4 to 44
Row of houses, begun in 1793. Squared coursed sandstone with slate roof
and brick stacks, except that on the gable (left-hand) wall of No. 44. 2
storeys-with cellars entered at lower ground level to the rear. Windows
have plain reveals and projecting stone sills, with modern windows. Each
house is of one bay, with the doors of adjacent houses paired, with a third
door, leading through a tunnel to the yard, between them. The doorways have
plain stone surrounds. Some of the houses now have an extra window on the
1st floor over the door. Nos. 6, 8 and 44 have stone gutter brackets. A
keyed joint between No. 24 and 26 indicates a break in construction. Built
by the Longridge Building Society, one of the earliest terminating building
societies in the country, and used as an example by Price, Seymour J.,
Building Societies, their Origin and History, Cambridge, 1958, pp 32-44.
Listing NGR: SD6083037384
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Source: English Heritage
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