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Latitude: 52.1091 / 52°6'32"N
Longitude: -2.0765 / 2°4'35"W
OS Eastings: 394857
OS Northings: 245645
OS Grid: SO948456
Mapcode National: GBR 2JM.PV3
Mapcode Global: VH938.Y8L0
Plus Code: 9C4V4W5F+JC
Entry Name: Preston House
Listing Date: 3 August 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387049
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474465
Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10
Civil Parish: Pershore
Built-Up Area: Pershore
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Pershore
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
Tagged with: House
House. Mid-late C18, remodelled c 1840. Red and yellow brick
in Flemish bond. Hipped Welsh-slate roof with deep eaves
soffit to left section; 3 brick stacks, to ridge, off-ridge,
and to right end.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3 bays, that on left recessed. Central
window on each floor is tripartite having, on 2nd floor, 1/1
sashes; on 1st floor, 3/3:1/1:3/3 sashes; on ground floor,
2/2:6/1:2/2 sashes. Flanking windows on 2nd floor are 8/12
sashes, that on right with metal balcony, and on 1st floor
12/12 sashes. All have painted sills and, on lower floors,
painted channelled voussoirs and keystones. On ground floor to
left, wide doorcase with fluted pilasters, leaded entablature,
side-lights with coloured glass margin lights, and 4-panel
door.To right, tall gauged brick segmental archway, now glazed
and with narrow glazing bars.
Left return has further 12/12 sashes with narrow glazing bars.
To rear, 3-span roof, brick dentilled eaves and
INTERIOR: c1840 staircase, doors, doorcases, and window frames
with folding shutters.
Adjoins Abbey Place, and C20 ownership division of No.3 (qv)
extends into Preston House.
HISTORICAL NOTE: in the early C19 the two buildings comprised
a school with single-storey wash-house to left, the latter
raised to form the left bay of the existing house c1840.
Listing NGR: SO9485745645
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