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39-57, West Cliff

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7542 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.7097 / 2°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 353304

OS Northings: 428886

OS Grid: SD533288

Mapcode National: GBR T8C.R0

Mapcode Global: WH85M.BWXT

Plus Code: 9C5VQ73R+M4

Entry Name: 39-57, West Cliff

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392178

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Riversway

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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941-1/8/281 (North East side)
27/09/79 Nos.39-57 (Odd)


Terrace of 10 town houses, some now flats etc. c.1850-60,
altered. Sandstone ashlar at ground floor, red brick in
Flemish bond above, with sandstone dressings, slate roofs (but
some tiled on rear slope); and No. 51 now rendered.
Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, with individual
back extensions. Three storeys over cellars, a 20-window range
(stepping up slightly between Nos.41 and 43, and Nos 49 and
51), with channelled ashlar ground floor, large ornamental
cast-iron balconies to 1st floor (except No.39, and those at
Nos. 53-57 missing though the brackets remain), narrow
round-headed slots between the houses on the upper floors,
2nd-floor sill-bands, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice.
The doorways, to the right, have plain set-in jambs with large
non-functional consoles, and panelled doors with rosettes in
the corners of the panels (that at No.55 altered) with large
overlights. Each house has a large tripartite sashed window at
ground floor, 2 tall 4-pane sashes at 1st floor with unusually
tall lower leaves (except No.49, which are altered), and short
windows at 2nd floor (4-pane sashes at Nos 39-43 and No. 51,
the others altered); all these upper windows with flat-arched
heads. Ridge chimney stacks. Tusked brick-work at left end, as
for continuation of range.
INTERIOR: No.41 has dog-legged staircase to full height, with
stick balusters and mahogany handrail with wreathed curtail;
3-room cellar.

Listing NGR: SD5330528887

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