PRISON ANNEXE (FORMERLY THE GOVERNOR'S HOUSE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207333
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1979
Statutory Address:
PRISON ANNEXE (FORMERLY THE GOVERNOR'S HOUSE), STANLEY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRISON ANNEXE (FORMERLY THE GOVERNOR'S HOUSE), STANLEY 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 54647 29683

Details

PRESTON

SD5429 STANLEY STREET 941-1/7/269 (East side) 27/09/79 Prison Annexe (formerly the governor's house)

GV II

Prison governor's house, now annexe to prison. 1834, probably by John Dewhurst. Large rock-faced sandstone blocks, slate roof. Central block with side wings. Castellated Gothic style. Three-storey 3-window entrance block with octagonal corner turrets, heavy roll cornice on blocks in imitation of machicolation, and embattled parapet with shield on central upstand; square embattled porch with panelled door; transomed one-light windows in the centre and cross-windows on each side, all with deep chamfered reveals. Small single-storey wing to left, with chamfered corner and one 2-light window; 2-storey wing to right with central archway now containing window; both these wings altered but in similar style, with embattled parapets. Forms group with Prison (q.v.) and Old Sessions House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5464729683

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
392165
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.

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