29, FRENCHWOOD STREET, 1,2, AVENHAM PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207275
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1991
Statutory Address:
1,2, AVENHAM PLACE
Statutory Address:
29, FRENCHWOOD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
1,2, AVENHAM PLACE
Statutory Address:
29, FRENCHWOOD STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 54265 28907

Details

PRESTON

SD5428NW FRENCHWOOD STREET 941-1/14/121 (North East side) 18/02/91 No.29

GV II

Includes: Nos.1 AND 2 AVENHAM PLACE. Block of 3 town houses on corner site. 1850s, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond (No.29 painted red), with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth plans; No.29 square and double-fronted, the others single-fronted to Avenham Place, each with a back extension. Two storeys over cellars, with an ashlar plinth, 1st-floor sill-band, plain frieze and prominent moulded cornice (all carried round). No.29 is 3 bays, almost symmetrical (central openings offset slghtly left), and has a doorway up 3 steps with a doorcase of engaged Ionic columns with entablature cornice and blocking course, hollow-moulded surround and 4-panel door with overlight; windows sashed without glazing bars, all with raised sills and wedge lintels; cellar windows protected by gratings. Hipped roof, side-wall chimneys. The right-hand return wall, 3 unequal bays, has similar fenestration including the cellar. Continued to the rear on this side are Nos.1 and 2 Avenham Place, each of 2 bays, the doorways to the right, up 3 steps with nosings, each round-headed with a doorcase of engaged Tuscan columns with square abaci, plain frieze and moulded cornice with blocking course, plain jambs with imposts, and semicircular fanlight (glazing altered); fenestration like No.29 but all glazing altered except at ground floor of No.1. Ridge chimneys with stone cornices. Rear and INTERIORS not inspected. The item is part of an early Victorian extension, in harmonious style, to a formerly complete set of late Georgian lower-middle class town houses in this street.

Listing NGR: SD5426928912

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
392004
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14355/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Convey. Source Historic England Archive
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