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55,56, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7549 / 53°45'17"N

Longitude: -2.6963 / 2°41'46"W

OS Eastings: 354187

OS Northings: 428955

OS Grid: SD541289

Mapcode National: GBR TBD.XG

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KW88

Entry Name: 55,56, Frenchwood Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392013

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


941-1/14/129 (South West side)
Nos.55 AND 56


Pair of small town houses. c.1835, altered. Red brick in
Flemish bond (but No.56 rebuilt) with sandstone dressings and
slate roof. Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, with
coupled back extensions and a through-lobby in the centre. Two
storeys over cellars, 2+ 2 bays; with a 1st floor sill-band,
plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The doorways, forming
a triplet in the centre with the lobby door between, both up 2
altered steps, have round-headed architraves with set-in
Tuscan quarter columns, plain lintels, and semicircular
fanlights with convex moulded surrounds, and replacement
panelled doors; and the lobby doorway has a plain lintel and
board door. Each house has one window at ground floor and 2
above, those at No.55 sashed without glazing bars
(replacements) and those at No.56 altered, all with raised
sills and wedge lintels; cellar windows with wedge lintels,
protected by grating at No.55 and iron plate at No.56. Gable
chimneys. Rear and INTERIOR not inspected. The item is part of
a formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class
town houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5419028953

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

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