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Avenham Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7544 / 53°45'15"N

Longitude: -2.6949 / 2°41'41"W

OS Eastings: 354275

OS Northings: 428890

OS Grid: SD542288

Mapcode National: GBR TBM.D0

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KWXQ

Entry Name: Avenham Terrace

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392017

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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Listing Text


941-1/14/133 (North East side)
No.1 Avenham Terrace


Town house. 1850s, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with
sandstone dressings and concrete-tile roof. Double-depth plan
on corner site, with a long back extension. Two storeys over
cellar, with an ashlar plinth, 1st floor sill-band, plain
frieze and moulded cornice (all carried round); one bay to
Frenchwood Street, the doorway to the right, up 3 steps with
nosings, with a doorcase of engaged Ionic columns with
entablature, cornice and blocking course, hollow-moulded
surround and altered door; one window on each floor (both with
altered glazing), with raised sills and a wedge lintel at
ground floor. Hipped roof now lacking chimneys. Left return
wall, 2 bays with similar fenestration; and continued to rear
a lower back extension with 2 windows at ground floor and 3
above. Rear and INTERIOR not inspected. The item is part of an
early Victorian extension, in harmonious form, to a formerly
complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class town houses
in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5415129030

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

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