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38,39, Frenchwood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7542 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.6952 / 2°41'42"W

OS Eastings: 354257

OS Northings: 428872

OS Grid: SD542288

Mapcode National: GBR TBK.YJ

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWSV

Entry Name: 38,39, Frenchwood Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392006

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


941-1/14/123 (South West side)
Nos.38 AND 39


Pair of small town houses. Mid 1840s. Red brick in Flemish
bond (No.38 with original white tuck-pointing), with sandstone
dressings and slate roof. Double-depth plan, each house
single-fronted, built halls-adjoining, with coupled back
extensions. Two storeys over cellars, 2+2 bays; with a plinth,
1st floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice
(all carried round the right-hand return wall). The doorways
in the centre have coupled moulded architraves with dentilled
cornices, and altered doors with overlights. Each house has
one window at ground floor and 2 above, those at No.39
apparently unaltered unhorned 12-pane sashes with square
panes, furnished with complete internal shutters, but those at
No.38 with altered glazing, all with raised sills and wedge
lintels; No. 38 has a casement cellar window. Roof hipped over
right-hand corner; chimneys at left end and on right-hand
slope. The right-hand return wall of No.39 is 2 bays, with
windows matching those at the front, and also shuttered. Rear:
back extensions have altered windows. INTERIORS not inspected.
No.39 unoccupied at time of survey. The item is part of a
formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class town
houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5425228866

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