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Latitude: 53.7583 / 53°45'30"N
Longitude: -2.6972 / 2°41'50"W
OS Eastings: 354128
OS Northings: 429335
OS Grid: SD541293
Mapcode National: GBR TB8.KP
Mapcode Global: WH85M.JSTN
Entry Name: 143, Church Street
Listing Date: 20 December 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207261
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391959
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
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
SD5429SW CHURCH STREET
941-1/12/80 (South side)
Shop and dwelling, now shop and offices. Probably early C19;
altered. Red brick, now all rendered, with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Double-depth plan incorporating tunnel entry
to Bolton's Court. Four storeys and 3 windows, with former
frieze and cornice to ground floor altered and concealed,
plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. Ground floor has
rectangular entry to left, modern shops to right; 1st and 2nd
floors have tall sashed windows without glazing bars, with
raised sills and wedge lintels, 3rd floor has square 6-pane
sashes with raised sills. Tall gable chimney to right. Rear
altered, and modern rear wing not of special interest.
INTERIOR altered. History: the Tory weekly newspaper "The
Preston Pilot" was printed and published here by Lawrence
Clarke, bookseller and printer, from 1825. Forms group with
the Bull and Royal Hotel, to which it is attached.
Listing NGR: SD5413029325
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