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Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery, Preston

Description: Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 392086

OS Grid Reference: SD5405929424
OS Grid Coordinates: 354059, 429425
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7591, -2.6983

Location: Jacson Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2AR

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR1 2AR

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Listing Text


941-1/12/198 (East side)
12/06/50 Harris Public Library, Museum and
Art Gallery


Museum, Art Gallery and Library. 1882-93, by James Hibbert of
Preston, with sculptures by E. Roscoe Mullins, acroteria (etc)
by Rowland Rhodes; slightly altered internally. Sandstone
ashlar (roof concealed by parapet). Large rectangular plan
including a podium to the front. Monumental Greek Revival
style. Three storeys over a basement, the ground floor treated
as a plinth and the upper floors as giant Orders.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Lancashire:

Listing NGR: SD5406029420

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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