MOSS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207284
Date first listed:
25-Jan-1989
Statutory Address:
MOSS COTTAGE, 99, FYLDE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOSS COTTAGE, 99, FYLDE ROAD

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 53210 30013

Details

PRESTON

SD53SW FYLDE ROAD 941-1/1/138 (South side) 25/01/89 No.99 Moss Cottage

II

Cotton manufacturer's house, now in multiple occupation. 1818 (dated on rainwater head), with later C19 addition; altered. Red brick (earlier portion recently cleaned of paint), with sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Plan composed of 2 distinct elements: the original small villa double-depth and double-fronted, and a receding large crosswing added to the left. The villa, in Regency Gothick style, a symmetrical 2-storey 3-window range, has a moulded 4-centred arched doorway in the centre, with a recessed studded plank door and flanking arched niches, a tall 2-light window above, and two 3-light windows on each floor, all these windows with arched lights and those at ground floor with hoodmoulds; and a shallow hipped and slightly swept roof with oversailing boarded eaves, and side-wall chimneys. Right-hand return wall has 3 similar windows at ground floor and 2 above, all of 2 lights; rear has (inter alia) a pointed arched doorway and a tall stair-window. The added wing, which is larger and in neo-Tudor style, has a gabled facade with kneelers and finials (etc), a large canted mullion-and-transom bay window at ground floor with a pierced traceried parapet, 2 cross-windows at 1st floor and a 3-light mullioned window to the attic, with hoodmoulds; and a steeply-pitched roof with clustered and corniced stone chimneys on a square stack. The long left return wall, in similar style, has (inter alia) a shallow gabled wing. History: built for William Taylor, then manager of Horrocks's Moss Mill (q.v.) and subsequently owner of the former Tulketh Mill, a leading figure in the town until his death in 1852.

Listing NGR: SD5321030013

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
392022
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: 22 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11036/25
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