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Numbers 4,6 and 8 and Attached Railings to 4

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7546 / 53°45'16"N

Longitude: -2.6979 / 2°41'52"W

OS Eastings: 354077

OS Northings: 428923

OS Grid: SD540289

Mapcode National: GBR TB5.0Q

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JWHH

Entry Name: Numbers 4,6 and 8 and Attached Railings to 4

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391873

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


PRESTON

SD5428NW AVENHAM LANE
941-1/14/2 (South side)
27/09/79 Nos.4, 6 AND 8
and attached railings to 4

GV II

Row of 3 town houses. c.1830, altered. Red brick in Flemish
bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth
plan, each house single-fronted (Nos.6 and 8 built
halls-adjoining) and with a rear wing. Two storeys over
cellars, 2 bays each but No.4 altered by addition of wide
2-storey canted bay; No.4 has doorway to right, Nos.6 and 8
have coupled doorways, all these doorways round-headed with
gauged brick voussoirs and set-in Tuscan quarter-columns, and
large fanlights with elegant radiating tracery; windows of
Nos.6 and 8 are sashed without glazing bars and have raised
sills and wedge lintels, and cellar windows have similar
lintels, but No.4 has a large late C19 2-storey canted bay.
Plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. Chimneys both sides
of ridge at junctions of properties. No.4 has cellar area
protected by simple cast-iron bar railings which have
ornamental heads, urn finials on the corners to the doorways,
and an integral boot-scraper in the section to the right of
the door (matching railings belonging to No.1 Bushell Place
continue to the right); No.6 has C20 replacement railings and
No.8 has none. INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD5408328924

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