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Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+GJ

Entry Name: Bank House

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392079

ID on this website: 101207303

Location: Avenham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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LATHAM STREET (East side),
Bank House



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

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