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20,22,24, Great Avenham Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7547 / 53°45'16"N

Longitude: -2.6967 / 2°41'48"W

OS Eastings: 354156

OS Northings: 428930

OS Grid: SD541289

Mapcode National: GBR TBB.RS

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KW1F

Entry Name: 20,22,24, Great Avenham Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392032

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


941-1/14/148 (South West side)
Nos.20, 22 AND 24


Row of 3 small town houses. c.1830, altered. Red brick in 4+1
English garden wall bond, with sandstone dressings and slate
roof. Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, with back
extensions (perhaps added), and through-lobbies to left of
Nos.22 and 24. Two storeys over cellars, each house 2 bays,
with plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice; vertical joint
between Nos.22 and 24. The doorway of each is to the left, up
2 steps, No.20 with late C19 panelled pilasters, Nos.22 and 24
with doorcases of engaged Tuscan columns with square abaci,
plain frieze and moulded cornice, with rectangular overlight
at No.22 and elliptical fanlight at No.24; the lobby doorway
of No.22 has a plain lintel, that of No.24 a moulded lintel.
Each has one window at ground floor and 2 above, No.22 sashed
without glazing bars and the others altered, all raised sills
and wedge lintels. Rear: No.24 has unusual parallel back
extension; others not inspected.
INTERIOR of No.24 has entrance hall with elaborate moulded
plaster cornices including modillions; fireplace in front
parlour with fluted Ionic columns (similar fireplace removed
from back room); 2-room cellar with fireplace in front room,
vaulted back room. Item is part of formerly complete set of
late Georgian lower-middle class houses in this street (laid
out in Great Avenham Field, advertised for sale as building
plots in 1825).

Listing NGR: SD5415028933

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

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