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23,25, Great Avenham Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7548 / 53°45'17"N

Longitude: -2.6965 / 2°41'47"W

OS Eastings: 354172

OS Northings: 428943

OS Grid: SD541289

Mapcode National: GBR TBD.67

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KW5C

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+W9

Entry Name: 23,25, Great Avenham Street

Listing Date: 18 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392034

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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Listing Text


941-1/14/150 (South West side)
18/02/91 Nos.23 AND 25


Pair of small town houses. c.1825, altered. Red brick in
Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof.
Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, with back
extensions and central through-lobby. Two storeys over
cellars, 3-window range, symmetrical, with plain frieze and
moulded gutter cornice. The doorways, forming a triplet in the
centre with the lobby door between, each up 2 steps, are
round-headed with gauged brick voussoirs, set-in Tuscan
quarter-columns, and semi-circular fanlights with radiating
glazing bars; the lobby doorway has a plain lintel and board
door. One window each at ground floor and 3 above (that in the
centre belonging to No.23), sashed without glazing bars at
ground floor of No.23 but otherwise all with altered glazing,
and all with raised sills and wedge lintels; cellar windows
with wedge lintels, protected by gratings. Gable chimneys.
Rear and INTERIOR not inspected. Part of formerly complete set
of late Georgian lower-middle class houses in this street
(laid out in Great Avenham Field, advertised for sale as
building plots in 1825).

Listing NGR: SD5417128945

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