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131A, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.759 / 53°45'32"N

Longitude: -2.695 / 2°41'42"W

OS Eastings: 354273

OS Northings: 429411

OS Grid: SD542294

Mapcode National: GBR TBL.M1

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KSV3

Plus Code: 9C5VQ853+JX

Entry Name: 131A, Church Street

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391955

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

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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941-1/12/77 (South side)
27/09/79 No.131A


Warehouse, now shop. Probably early C19; altered. Brick in
Flemish bond with sandstone dressings (front painted white),
roof probably slate. Rectangular plan at right-angles to
street. Basement and 4 storeys; the gabled 3-window
symmetrical facade has a central loading slot with 3 stages
above ground floor, fixed windows to the first 2 stages and a
loading door at the top stage with a small hoist above, and a
doorway at ground level with glazed double doors; the ground
floor has C19 shop windows with pilasterd architraves and
large foliated consoles at the ends of the fascia boards; the
upper floors have square windows flanking the loading slot,
with raised sills, rectangular lintels and altered glazing.
The west side wall has four 4-pane windows on each floor,
raised sills and wedge lintels (but all blocked internally).
INTERIOR: each floor, including the cellar, has a series of 8
large beams at approx. 2 metre intervals, mostly chamfered but
some boxed or replaced; the top floor has 3 kingpost roof
trusses with fishbone struts, and 2 pairs of purlins.

Listing NGR: SD5428529407

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