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11, Friargate

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7595 / 53°45'34"N

Longitude: -2.7009 / 2°42'3"W

OS Eastings: 353885

OS Northings: 429467

OS Grid: SD538294

Mapcode National: GBR T9P.LT

Mapcode Global: WH85M.HR2R

Plus Code: 9C5VQ75X+RJ

Entry Name: 11, Friargate

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392018

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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941-1/11/134 (South West side)


Small town house, now shop. Probably mid C18; altered. Brick,
now rendered at the front and rebuilt at the rear, with slate
roof. Double-depth single-fronted plan. Three low storeys with
attic, a one-window facade, with a 2nd floor band, and a plain
frieze and shallow moulded gutter cornice. The ground floor is
a modern shop-front; the upper floors each have one sashed
window in the centre, both of 12 panes but the upper with 8
panes in the lower and 4 in the upper leaf. The rear wall is
rebuilt and has various additions at ground floor. Interior,
on the upper floors: C18 fielded panelling in the 1st floor
front room (almost completely intact except below dado rail of
rear wall and in alcove to right of chimney breast), the upper
flights of an open-string staircase with scrolled brackets,
columnar newels, turned balusters (some missing) and ramped
moulded handrail; fielded panel doors; attic with clay floor;
principal-rafter roof truss (halved and pegged at the apex)
with one pair of purlins and original common rafters. The item
is one of only two C18 domestic INTERIORS known to have
survived in the centre of the town (the other being Nos. 29-31
Church Street, q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5388529467

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