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Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 54297 29269



SD5429SW STONEYGATE 941-1/12/276 (East side) 12/06/50 Arkwright House


Formerly known as: Arkwright Arms STONEYGATE. Town house, now partly occupied as office. 1728 with C19 addition; altered and renovated c.1979. Brick, with stucco facade, slate roof. L-plan: single-depth front range with rear wing, and addition to east side. Early Georgian. Three storeys and attic over cellar, a 5-window symmetrical range, plus 2-window addition to right. The facade has a central doorway with a C20 pedimented wooden architrave and panelled door with overlight; and 12-pane sashed windows on all floors, with raised sills and exposed boxes. Gable chimneys, C20 skylights in roof. The left gable wall has a large 12-pane sashed stair-window, a small 12-pane sash above this, and a very small 12-pane sash to the attic. The addition to the right, which is not stuccoed, has a C19 corner-shop front at ground floor, sashed windows without glazing bars at 1st floor, altered windows at 2nd floor. INTERIOR altered. History: House was originally occupied by headmaster of Grammar School; in 1768 Richard Arkwright and John Kay occupied a back room for development of the spinning machine known as the water-frame.

Listing NGR: SD5425429293


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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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Date: 07 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14355/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Convey. Source Historic England Archive
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