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Latitude: 53.7591 / 53°45'32"N
Longitude: -2.6983 / 2°41'53"W
OS Eastings: 354059
OS Northings: 429425
OS Grid: SD540294
Mapcode National: GBR TB3.JL
Mapcode Global: WH85M.JS91
Entry Name: Harris Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery
Listing Date: 12 June 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392086
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
District Council Ward: Town Centre
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
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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