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List Entry Summary

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

Name: 6-44, HIGHER ROAD

List entry Number: 1308531



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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Longridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183011

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7/125 Nos 6 to 44 27.10.71 [formerly listed as Nos 4 to 44 (even)]


Row of houses, begun in 1793. Squared coursed sandstone with slate roof and brick stacks, except that on the gable (left-hand) wall of No. 44. 2 storeys-with cellars entered at lower ground level to the rear. Windows have plain reveals and projecting stone sills, with modern windows. Each house is of one bay, with the doors of adjacent houses paired, with a third door, leading through a tunnel to the yard, between them. The doorways have plain stone surrounds. Some of the houses now have an extra window on the 1st floor over the door. Nos. 6, 8 and 44 have stone gutter brackets. A keyed joint between No. 24 and 26 indicates a break in construction. Built by the Longridge Building Society, one of the earliest terminating building societies in the country, and used as an example by Price, Seymour J., Building Societies, their Origin and History, Cambridge, 1958, pp 32-44.

Listing NGR: SD6083037384

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Price, S J , Building Societies Their Origin and History, (1958), 32-44
Price, S J , Building Societies Their Origin and History, (1958)

National Grid Reference: SD 60830 37384


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