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Gate Lodge to Harris Orphanage with Associated Gate Piers and Gates, Fulwood

Description: Gate Lodge to Harris Orphanage with Associated Gate Piers and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 185877

OS Grid Reference: SD5318532272
OS Grid Coordinates: 353185, 432272
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7847, -2.7120

Location: 249 A6, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9AB

Locality: Fulwood
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR2 9AB

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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 a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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