FORMER RED LION HOTEL AND ELLESMERE CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207255
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1979
Statutory Address:
13, CHURCH STREET

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Ordnance survey map of FORMER RED LION HOTEL AND ELLESMERE CHAMBERS
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Location

Statutory Address:
13, CHURCH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 54140 29381

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/04/2014

SD5429SW 941-1/12/70

PRESTON, CHURCH STREET (North side), No.13 (Former Red Lion Hotel and Ellesmere Chambers)

(Formerly listed as No. 13, Red Lion Hotel and Ellesmere Chambers)

27/09/79

GV II

Hotel and offices. c.1809, remodelled in later C19. Red brick in Flemish bond (now painted white), with sandstone dressings (now painted red) and slate roof. Double-depth front block incorporating a carriage entry to the left, with a long rear wing. Three storeys and 3 bays, the centre breaking forwards slightly; with 1st-floor sill-band carried across, interrupted 2nd-floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded cornice with parapet including shallow triangular upstand over centre. The ground floor has 3 Ionic pilasters framing the centre and right-hand bays, a pilastered central doorway with panelled door, plain fanlight, and broken pediment above, and similar pediments over a wide rectangular carriage entry to the left and a similar opening to the right with large double doors (formerly to Ellesmere Chambers); above ground floor the centre has 3 tiers of raised panels (vertical, horizontal, and vertical with corniced architrave), the lowest with a red lion rampant on a moulded stage; the outer bays have windows with plain reveals, mostly sashed without glazing bars (and the left at 1st floor altered as a top-hung casement). INTERIOR not inspected. History: in C19, was meeting place of Liberal parties, especially at election times, confronting Tory Bull Hotel opposite.

Listing NGR: SD5413229404

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391948
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03580/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mungo Gilchrist. Source Historic England Archive
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