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27,28, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7546 / 53°45'16"N

Longitude: -2.6954 / 2°41'43"W

OS Eastings: 354248

OS Northings: 428918

OS Grid: SD542289

Mapcode National: GBR TBK.74

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWQJ

Entry Name: 27,28, Frenchwood Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392003

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

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


PRESTON

SD5428NW FRENCHWOOD STREET
941-1/14/120 (North East side)
Nos.27 AND 28

GV II

Pair of town houses. Later C19, altered. Red brick in Flemish
bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth
plan, each house single-fronted, with coupled back extension.
Two storeys over cellars, each house 2 bays; with a plain
frieze and prominent moulded cornice. The doorways, coupled in
the centre, have moulded architraves with dentilled cornices
on consoles, and 4-panel doors under rectangular overlights.
Each house has one window at ground floor and 2 above, all
4-pane sashes with raised sills and wedge lintels (that at
ground floor of No.27 temporarily boarded at time of survey);
small-paned casement cellar windows protected by gratings.
Ridge chimneys. Left return wall rebuilt. Rear: No.27 has
12-pane sashed windows on both floors, rear extension with
coupled 8-paned sashes at ground floor (windows on upper
floors unglazed at time of inspection).
INTERIOR of No.27 has moulded plaster cornices to entrance
hall and front ground floor room (heavily encrusted with paint
and partly damaged), dog-legged staircase with stick balusters
and wreathed mahogany handrail, skylight with coloured margin
panes, attic staircase in cupboard on landing, cellar with
fireplace and central drain. The item was formerly integrated
with a formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle
class town houses in this street (the row of houses to the
left recently demolished).


Listing NGR: SD5425028922

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