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55,56, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

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


PRESTON

SD5428NW FRENCHWOOD STREET
941-1/14/129 (South West side)
Nos.55 AND 56

GV II

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

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