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6-44, Higher Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Longridge, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8312 / 53°49'52"N

Longitude: -2.5966 / 2°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 360830

OS Northings: 437384

OS Grid: SD608373

Mapcode National: GBR BS94.MB

Mapcode Global: WH96F.2YSS

Entry Name: 6-44, Higher Road

Listing Date: 27 October 1971

Last Amended: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183011

Location: Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Longridge

Built-Up Area: Longridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Longridge St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 63 NW LONGRIDGE HIGHER ROAD

7/125 Nos 6 to 44
27.10.71 [formerly listed as Nos 4 to 44
(even)]

II

Row of houses, begun in 1793. Squared coursed sandstone with slate roof
and brick stacks, except that on the gable (left-hand) wall of No. 44. 2
storeys-with cellars entered at lower ground level to the rear. Windows
have plain reveals and projecting stone sills, with modern windows. Each
house is of one bay, with the doors of adjacent houses paired, with a third
door, leading through a tunnel to the yard, between them. The doorways have
plain stone surrounds. Some of the houses now have an extra window on the
1st floor over the door. Nos. 6, 8 and 44 have stone gutter brackets. A
keyed joint between No. 24 and 26 indicates a break in construction. Built
by the Longridge Building Society, one of the earliest terminating building
societies in the country, and used as an example by Price, Seymour J.,
Building Societies, their Origin and History, Cambridge, 1958, pp 32-44.


Listing NGR: SD6083037384

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