Conservation areas

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About Conservation areas

Conservation areas are defined as areas of special architectural or historic interest.

Winckley Square conservation area

A mixture of 19th and 20th century commercial and retail buildings.

Harris Children's Home Conservation Area

The grounds were designed and laid out by George Rowbotham, the Parks Superintendent at Preston.

Fulwood Conservation Area

One of the finest examples nationally of a nineteenth century barracks.

Avenham Conservation Area

A mixture of fine Georgian town houses with attractive views across the Ribble valley

Fishergate Hill conservation area

This historic route into Preston from a westerly direction with a strong urban character of townhouses.

Moor Park Conservation Area

Moor Park is of national importance as a designated heritage asset and is included in the register of Historic Parks and Gardens, Grade II listed.

Ashton Conservation Area

Ashton was developed as a fashionable Victorian residential suburb from the mid 19th Century.

St Ignatius Square Conservation Area

St Ignatius Square is an early example of a formal square with the church in the centre bordered by housing.