17 Ribblesdale Place

Date:
30 Jun 2004
Location:
17 Ribblesdale Place, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3NA
Reference:
IOE01/07794/08
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

PRESTON

SD5328NE RIBBLESDALE PLACE 941-1/13/232 (West side) No.17

GV II

House, now office. Mid C19, altered and with C20 additions. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth single-fronted plan (built on narrow plot between earlier buildings). Three storeys over basement, 3 bays, with ashlar basement, plain frieze and moulded cornice. The entrance in the 1st bay has a porch with 4 Tuscan columns mounted on panelled pedestals, with plain frieze and moulded cornice, 3 steps under the porch leading to a round-headed doorway which has imposts and a fanlight with moulded surround; and continued to the right of the porch is a panelled ashlar wall protecting a deep basement well (the basement having a doorway and a 20-pane sashed window). All the windows have moulded architraves with corbels at the ends of the sills, and altered glazing. INTERIOR: entrance hall with unusual screen on inner side of doorway (Tuscan columns distyle in antis), elaborate moulded plaster cornices here and in front room; large open-well staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread and panelled newels, illuminated by large skylight with painted panel in centre; 1st floor front room with very elaborate undercut plaster frieze and cornice, and ceiling rose with curled acanthus leaves.

Listing NGR: SD5378428978

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1795 IOE Records taken by Ian Scott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Ian Scott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Scott, Ian

Rights Holder: Scott, Ian

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Office, Unassigned, Building