History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

55,56, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+XF

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: 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

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in



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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.