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53,54, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7549 / 53°45'17"N

Longitude: -2.6962 / 2°41'46"W

OS Eastings: 354195

OS Northings: 428947

OS Grid: SD541289

Mapcode National: GBR TBF.MR

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWBB

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+WG

Entry Name: 53,54, Frenchwood Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392012

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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941-1/14/128 (South West side)
Nos.53 AND 54


Pair of small town houses. c.1835, altered.Red brick in
Flemish bond (tuck-pointed at No.53), with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Double-depth halls-adjoining plan (no
through-lobby), each house single-fronted, with coupled back
extensions. Two storeys over cellars, 2+2 bays; with a 1st
floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The
doorways, coupled in the centre, have round-headed architraves
with set-in Tuscan quarter columns, plain lintels, and
semicircular fanlights with convex moulded surrounds, panelled
door at No.54 (altered at No.53). Each house has one window at
ground floor and 2 above, those at No.54 sashed without
glazing bars (altered glazing at No.53), all with raised sills
and wedge lintels; cellar windows with rectangular lintels,
protected by gratings. Gable chimneys. Rear and INTERIOR not
inspected. The item is part of a formerly complete set of late
Georgian lower-middle class town houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5419728943

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