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36, 37, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7541 / 53°45'14"N

Longitude: -2.6951 / 2°41'42"W

OS Eastings: 354266

OS Northings: 428862

OS Grid: SD542288

Mapcode National: GBR TBL.NT

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWVX

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+JX

Entry Name: 36, 37, Frenchwood Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392005

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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941-1/14/122 (South West side)
Nos.36 AND 37


Pair of small town houses. c.1840, altered at the rear. Red
brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate
roof. Double-depth plan, No.36 double-fronted (and canted
slightly back at bend in street), No.37 single-fronted, both
with back extensions (that to No.36 recently rebuilt). Two
storeys over cellars, 3+ 2 bays; with a rendered plinth, 1st
floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice; and
a downspout slot at the angled junction. No.36 is almost
symmetrical (the central openings offset slightly to the
right), No.37 to the right has the doorway in the 1st bay;
both doorways, up 2 altered steps, have moulded architraves
with dentilled cornices on consoles, and 4-panel doors (the
upper panels round-headed), with overlights; and No.36 has a
lobby doorway at the left end, with a convex surround. All the
windows are apparently unaltered unhorned 12-pane sashes with
square panes, raised sills and wedge lintels; and there are
cellar window gratings in the pavement beneath each
ground-floor window. Ridge chimneys to No 36; end-wall
chimneys on both slopes of No.37. INTERIORS not inspected.
Very similar to Nos.38 and 39 which continue to the right,
forming part of a formerly complete set of late Georgian
lower-middle class town houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5426428857

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