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10,12,14, Lancaster Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.759 / 53°45'32"N

Longitude: -2.6974 / 2°41'50"W

OS Eastings: 354116

OS Northings: 429404

OS Grid: SD541294

Mapcode National: GBR TB7.V6

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JSQ5

Entry Name: 10,12,14, Lancaster Road

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392053

Location: 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


PRESTON

SD5429SW LANCASTER ROAD
941-1/12/168 (East side)
27/09/79 Nos.10, 12 AND 14

GV II

Shops with offices over. c.1854; altered. Painted ashlar
facade to brick carcase, slate roof. Rectangular plan.
Classical style. Three storeys and attic, 5 bays, with
modillioned cornice to ground floor, giant Composite
pilastrade to upper floors, moulded frieze, emphatic
modillioned cornice and plain parapet. The ground floor has
square piers with elaborate coupled consoles to the cornice
above, coupled doorways to the left under a keyed segmental
arch, a single doorway to the right with a set-in moulded
architrave under a lintel with anthemion crest, and an
inserted doorway in the centre flanked by altered windows; the
upper floors have diminishing sashed windows without glazing
bars, those at 1st floor with moulded architraves, all
recessed and clasped between small square fillets treated as
pilasters with acanthus caps. Attic skylight in roof.
INTERIOR: at right-hand end, an open well staircase in C18
style, with open string, scrolled brackets, stout turned
balusters and moulded handrail, moulded plaster cornices
(acanthus etc); doorway at 1st floor with large
open-pedimented architrave, opening into full-width hall.
Forms part of block with Nos 16 and 18, Nos 20 and 22, and
No.24 to left (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD5412229397

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