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36,38, Great Avenham Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7544 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.6963 / 2°41'46"W

OS Eastings: 354186

OS Northings: 428896

OS Grid: SD541288

Mapcode National: GBR TBD.XN

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KW8P

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+QF

Entry Name: 36,38, Great Avenham Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392037

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

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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941-1/14/153 (South West side)
Nos.36 AND 38


Pair of small town houses. c.1830, altered. Red brick in
Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof.
Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted, with coupled
back extensions and central through-lobby. Two storeys over
cellars, 2+ 2 bays, symmetrical, with plain frieze and moulded
gutter cornice. The doorways, forming a triplet in the centre
with the lobby door between, both up 2 altered steps, are
elliptical-arched with gauged brick voussoirs, set-in Tuscan
quarter-columns, moulded lintels, and elliptical fanlights,
that at No.38 with elegant radiating metal tracery (doors
altered); the lobby doorway has a plain lintel and board door.
Each has one window at ground floor and 2 above, all with
altered glazing except at 1st floor of No.38 which are 4-pane
sashes, and all with raised sills and wedge lintels; cellar
windows with wedge lintels, protected by gratings. Chimneys on
front and rear slopes at both ends. Rear and INTERIOR not
inspected. 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: SD5418228896

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