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Latitude: 53.7539 / 53°45'13"N
Longitude: -2.696 / 2°41'45"W
OS Eastings: 354206
OS Northings: 428834
OS Grid: SD542288
Mapcode National: GBR TBG.CC
Mapcode Global: WH85M.KXF3
Entry Name: Bank House
Listing Date: 27 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392079
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
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
LATHAM STREET (East side),
Town house. Mid C19, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth
double-fronted plan. Two storeys over cellars, a 3-window
facade symmetrical except for added bay window, with 1st-floor
sill-band, plain frieze and moulded cornice. The central
doorway has a doorcase with engaged Ionic columns,
entablature, cornice and blocking course, and a cavetto
surround, panelled door and overlight with margin panes. To
the right is a canted bay window of stone, with cornice and
blocking course, and 4-pane sashed glazing; otherwise, the
ground floor has a 16-pane sash to the left, and the 1st floor
has sashes of 16, 12, and 16 panes, all these windows with
raised sills and wedge lintels. Roof hipped at right-hand end,
with 2 chimneys behind the ridge and one at the rear wall.
Right-hand return wall has 2 cellar windows, a blind window
and a 12-pane sash at ground floor, and 2 windows at 1st floor
with altered glazing.
INTERIOR: inner porch screen with side windows, engraved and
coloured glazing; moulded plaster cornice in front room right
(egg-and-dart, foliation); stick-baluster staircase with
wreathed mahogany handrail; full suite of cellar rooms with 2
rectangular fireplaces, remains of washing boiler, cool-store
with stone table.
Listing NGR: SD5420728830
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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