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33,34, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7591 / 53°45'32"N

Longitude: -2.6997 / 2°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 353969

OS Northings: 429416

OS Grid: SD539294

Mapcode National: GBR T9X.29

Mapcode Global: WH85M.HSN3

Plus Code: 9C5VQ852+J4

Entry Name: 33,34, Market Place

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392085

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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Description



PRESTON

SD5329SE MARKET PLACE
941-1/11/68 (West side)
16/11/88 Nos.33 AND 34

GV II

Two shops, originally a house (probably with shops towards
Market Place). Late C16/early C17, later C17 rear wing to
No.34, substantially altered in C19 and C20. Timber-framed,
rendered and part weather-boarded, with Welsh slate roofs.
Hall and crosswing plan on very small scale, No.33 to left
being the crosswing. One and a half storeys, 2 bays. No.33 is
gabled, with barge-boarded projected verges, and has a C19
shop front with recessed doorway to left and 2-tier window to
right, the upper half with slender turned shafts and delicate
arched glazing bars and scrolls, the whole crossed by a fascia
board; and, above this, a window of 3 small square lights with
coloured leaded glazing. The facade of No.34 is late C20.
INTERIOR: No.33 (the wing) has 2 full bays of framing and part
of a 3rd survive: one roof truss with ovolo-moulded tie-beam
and principals morticed and pegged at the apex, front wall
framing with principals and yoke, and side walls with mortices
in the wall-plate for studs and braces. No.34 has a king-post
roof truss with a large cambered tie-beam, queen struts, and
square-set ridge piece (the upper parts of this visible from
No.33); another ovolo-moulded beam; and a rear wing with parts
of a large principal-rafter roof truss and purlins of large
scantling.


Listing NGR: SD5396829414

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