55,56 Frenchwood Street

30 Jun 2004
55,56 Frenchwood Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3SU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


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


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


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


© Mr Ian Scott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Scott, Ian

Rights Holder: Scott, Ian


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