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Latitude: 53.7545 / 53°45'16"N
Longitude: -2.6955 / 2°41'43"W
OS Eastings: 354236
OS Northings: 428901
OS Grid: SD542289
Mapcode National: GBR TBJ.HX
Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWMN
Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+QQ
Entry Name: 42 and 43, Frenchwood Street
Listing Date: 20 December 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1279827
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392008
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
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
FRENCHWOOD STREET(South West side)
Nos. 42 and 43
Pair of small town houses. c.1850, altered. Red brick in 4 + 1English garden wall bond, with sandstone dressings, slate roof to No.42, concrete tile to No.43. 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 plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The doorway, forming a triplet in the centre with the lobby door between, up 3 and 2 steps respectively, have architraves of a hybrid type, with jambs which have set-in Tuscan quarter-columns, panelled imposts, a plain frieze and shallow cornice, and 5-panel doors with overlights; and between the steps a lobby doorway with a plain lintel. Each house has one window at ground floor and 2 above, all with raised sills and those at ground floor with wedge lintels, and No.42 has a small inserted window to the right at 1st floor; cellar windows blocked. End-wall chimneys on both slopes.
Rear and INTERIORS not inspected. The item is a relatively late addition to a formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class town houses in this street.
Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SD5423528899
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