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Description: 25, 27, 29 and 31, Market Place
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184788
OS Grid Reference: SD3481239342
OS Grid Coordinates: 334812, 439342
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8462, -2.9923
SD 33 NW POULTON-LE-FYLDE MARKET PLACE
Nos. 25, 27, 29 and 31
House, later C18 or early C19 with a staircase of late Cl7, now shop and
offices. Brick in Flemish bond, with stone dressings and slate roof with
red ridging tiles. Double-pile plan with gable chimney stacks. 5 storeys and.
5 bays; 1st floor has sashed windows with glazing bars, stone sills, splayed
stone heads; 2nd floor has similar but smaller windows under stone cornice.
Ground floor altered for shop and office windows, but 4th bay has doorcase
with architrave composed of Ionic columns, plain frieze and cornice, and
recessed round headed doorway with glazed fanlight. Interior contains fine
dog-leg staircase of late C17 type, with panelled pillar newels,massive
strings, turned balusters and moulded handrail, which may survive from
Sir Alexander Rigby's house of 1693 (Porter, History of the Fylde, 1876,
Listing NGR: SD3481239342
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Source: English Heritage
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