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Bushell House and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7545 / 53°45'16"N

Longitude: -2.6982 / 2°41'53"W

OS Eastings: 354062

OS Northings: 428910

OS Grid: SD540289

Mapcode National: GBR TB4.9J

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JWCL

Entry Name: Bushell House and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Last Amended: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391912

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


941-1/14/35 (East side)
27/09/79 No.1
Bushell House and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.1-12; 12A (Consecutive))


House, now flats. c1830, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond
(now with buttered pointing), sandstone dressings and slate
roof. Double-depth plan with rear wing. Three storeys over
cellars, 3 bays, symmetrical; plain frieze and moulded
cornice; central doorway which has a doorcase of engaged
Tuscan columns with square abaci, plain frieze and moulded
cornice, a 6-panel door and overlight with margin panes, a
4-pane sashed window above the door with a cornice on
consoles, flanked by added 2-storey canted bays of sandstone
ashlar with 4-pane sashed glazing; 3 shorter 4-pane sashes at
2nd floor with segmental lintels. Roof hipped at left end with
large chimney stack on this slope and another at the
right-hand gable. Left return wall (to Avenham Lane), 3 bays,
has blind windows to the first bay, a doorway to the 3rd bay,
and 4-pane sashed windows; an added 2-storey 3-bay wing
continued to the rear; and the cellar area on this side
protected by cast-iron railings with fleur-de-lys heads.
INTERIOR: staircase with stick balusters; moulded plaster
cornices with bobbin-and-reel and egg-and-dart decoration, and
stiff-leaf modillions; blocked well in cellar; rear wing said
to contain former ballroom.

Listing NGR: SD5406228910

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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