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16,18, Lancaster Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.759 / 53°45'32"N

Longitude: -2.6975 / 2°41'50"W

OS Eastings: 354114

OS Northings: 429410

OS Grid: SD541294

Mapcode National: GBR TB7.3Y

Mapcode Global: WH85M.JSQ4

Entry Name: 16,18, Lancaster Road

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392054

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

SD5429SW LANCASTER ROAD
941-1/12/169 (East side)
27/09/79 Nos.16 AND 18

GV II

Post office, now 2 shops with offices over. 1854; altered.
Painted ashlar facade to brick carcase, slate roof. Narrow
rectangular plan at right-angles to street. Classical style. A
pedimented 3-storey 3-bay facade (plus concealed attic), with
modillioned cornice to ground floor, giant Composite
pilastrade to upper floors, moulded frieze, emphatic
modillioned cornice, and moulded pediment. The ground floor
has 2 altered shop fronts with elaborate coupled consoles
rising from the fascia to the cornice; the upper floors have a
string-course to each bay, windows with altered glazing at 1st
floor and 4-pane sashes above. Corniced side-chimneys;
skylights. History: post office 1854-70. Forms part of block
including Nos 10, 12 and 14 to the right (to which it appears
as a wing), and Nos 20 and 22, and No.24 to left (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD5411929414

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

Description


PRESTON

SD5429SW LANCASTER ROAD
941-1/12/169 (East side)
27/09/79 Nos.16 AND 18

GV II

Post office, now 2 shops with offices over. 1854; altered.
Painted ashlar facade to brick carcase, slate roof. Narrow
rectangular plan at right-angles to street. Classical style. A
pedimented 3-storey 3-bay facade (plus concealed attic), with
modillioned cornice to ground floor, giant Composite
pilastrade to upper floors, moulded frieze, emphatic
modillioned cornice, and moulded pediment. The ground floor
has 2 altered shop fronts with elaborate coupled consoles
rising from the fascia to the cornice; the upper floors have a
string-course to each bay, windows with altered glazing at 1st
floor and 4-pane sashes above. Corniced side-chimneys;
skylights. History: post office 1854-70. Forms part of block
including Nos 10, 12 and 14 to the right (to which it appears
as a wing), and Nos 20 and 22, and No.24 to left (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD5411929414

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