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40,41, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7544 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.6954 / 2°41'43"W

OS Eastings: 354243

OS Northings: 428891

OS Grid: SD542288

Mapcode National: GBR TBK.76

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWPQ

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+PR

Entry Name: 40,41, Frenchwood Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392007

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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941-1/14/318 (South West side)
Nos.40 AND 41


Pair of small town houses. c.1850, altered. Red brick in
Flemish bond with tuck-pointing, with sandstone dressings,
slate roof to No.40 (concrete tiles to NO.41). Double-depth
plan, each house single-fronted, with back extensions. Two
storeys over cellars, 2 + 2 bays; with a plinth, 1st floor
sill-band, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The
doorways, up 3 and 1 steps respectively, have moulded
architraves with dentilled cornices on consoles, and altered
doors with overlights. Each house has one window at ground
floor and 2 above, all with raised sills and wedge lintels,
but all with altered glazing. Roof hipped at left corner;
large lateral multiple-flue chimney stack at junction. Rear:
individual extensions with gable chimneys. INTERIOR not
inspected, but believed to have had keeping-cellars under
front rooms, wash-houses in back extensions. The item is part
of a formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class
town houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5423528899

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