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12-15, Cross Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7562 / 53°45'22"N

Longitude: -2.6998 / 2°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 353954

OS Northings: 429098

OS Grid: SD539290

Mapcode National: GBR T9W.D2

Mapcode Global: WH85M.HVL9

Plus Code: 9C5VQ842+F3

Entry Name: 12-15, Cross Street

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Last Amended: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391970

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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941-1/11/90 (South side)
27/09/79 Nos.12-15 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.11 TO 15)


Row of 4 town houses, now all offices. Early to mid 1840s;
altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted
and with a back extension, and Nos.13 and 14 built as a
halls-adjoining pair. Two storeys over cellars, each house 2
bays; 1st floor sill-band, shallow frieze and moulded cornice
(continuous with No.11 to left, and stepped down slightly at
No.15). The centre pair (Nos.13 and 14) have coupled doorways
with 3 Tuscan semi-columns, a plain frieze and moulded
cornice, deep jambs with imposts, and recessed panelled doors
with rectangular overlights, and Nos.12 and 15 have matching
doorways at the left and right-hand ends respectively; in
addition No.14 has a small lobby doorway to the right with a
rectangular lintel, No.15 has a lobby doorway adjoining this
with raised convex surround, and Nos.12 and 13 have a similar
doorway between them. Nos.12 and 15 have cellar windows with
wedge lintels, protected by gratings, and altered square
windows at ground floor, Nos.13 and 14 have windows with
raised sills and wedge lintels, sashed window without glazing
bars at No.13 but altered at No.14; at 1st floor Nos.13 to 15
have sashes without glazing bars, and No.12 has top-hung
casements, all these windows with wedge lintels. Coupled ridge
chimney stacks.

Listing NGR: SD5395129096

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