55,56 Frenchwood Street

Date:
30 Jun 2004
Location:
55,56 Frenchwood Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3SU
Reference:
IOE01/07794/03
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

PRESTON

SD5428NW FRENCHWOOD STREET 941-1/14/129 (South West side) Nos.55 AND 56

GV II

Pair of small town houses. c.1835, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond (but No.56 rebuilt) with sandstone dressings and slate roof. 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 1st floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The doorways, forming a triplet in the centre with the lobby door between, both up 2 altered steps, have round-headed architraves with set-in Tuscan quarter columns, plain lintels, and semicircular fanlights with convex moulded surrounds, and replacement panelled doors; and the lobby doorway has a plain lintel and board door. Each house has one window at ground floor and 2 above, those at No.55 sashed without glazing bars (replacements) and those at No.56 altered, all with raised sills and wedge lintels; cellar windows with wedge lintels, protected by grating at No.55 and iron plate at No.56. Gable chimneys. Rear and INTERIOR not inspected. The item is part of a formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class town houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5419028953

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1795 IOE Records taken by Ian Scott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Ian Scott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Scott, Ian

Rights Holder: Scott, Ian

Keywords

Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Georgian Town House, Victorian Domestic, House, Dwelling, Monument (By Form)