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3-6 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7549 / 53°45'17"N

Longitude: -2.7 / 2°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 353942

OS Northings: 428955

OS Grid: SD539289

Mapcode National: GBR T9V.P8

Mapcode Global: WH85M.HWH8

Plus Code: 9C5VQ832+X2

Entry Name: 3-6 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392171

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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941-1/13/275 (East side)
27/09/79 Nos.3-6 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terrace of 4 town houses, Nos 3 and 6 now offices. c.1850. Red
brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate
roof. Double-depth plan, all single-fronted and built in
halls-adjoining pairs, with coupled back extensions. Two
storeys over cellars, 1+2+2+2 windows, with stone plinth,
string course, plain frieze, moulded cornice and low blocking
course. In the centre of each pair, up 3 and 2 steps
respectively, is a coupled doorcase with 3 engaged Ionic
columns and continuous entablature with cornice and blocking
course, framing doors with round-headed panels and plain
overlights, and in the centre of the terrace (between Nos 4
and 5) a through-lobby doorway with moulded stone surround and
cornice, and a door with wreath knocker. At ground floor each
house has one tall window with a raised sill on sill-blocks,
and a wedge lintel, that at No.6 sashed without glazing bars
but all the others with altered glazing; at 1st floor No.3 has
one and Nos 4 to 6 each have 2 similar windows, those at No.4
with 12-pane sashes but the others with altered glazing. C20
dormers in the roofs of Nos 4 and 5, small gabled dormer at
No.6; large lateral chimney stack in centre. Stone plinths
enclosing cellar areas, that at No.6 still bearing elaborate
cast-iron railings. Left return wall of No.3 has 2 windows on
each floor like those at the front, and gable treated as an
open pediment, with a smaller attic window. Rear and INTERIOR
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5394728947

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