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40, Great Avenham Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7543 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.6962 / 2°41'46"W

OS Eastings: 354192

OS Northings: 428889

OS Grid: SD541288

Mapcode National: GBR TBF.MY

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KW9Q

Plus Code: 9C5VQ833+PG

Entry Name: 40, Great Avenham Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392038

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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Small town house. c.1830, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond,
with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth
single-fronted plan, with back extensions, and through-lobby
to the right. Two storeys over cellar, 2 bays, with plain
frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The doorway, to the right,
up 2 steps (now tiled), has a round-headed architrave with
raised moulded rim and moulded imposts, and a semi-circular
fanlight with original radiating metal tracery (altered door);
the lobby doorway to the right has a plain lintel and board
door. One window at ground floor and 2 above, all with raised
sills and wedge lintels (glazing altered); cellar window with
wedge lintel protected by grating. Chimneys on both slopes at
left end. 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: SD5419128887

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