Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
Description: Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery
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
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SD5429SW MARKET PLACE
941-1/12/198 (East side)
12/06/50 Harris Public Library, Museum and
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
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