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Ordnance survey map of 53,54, FRENCHWOOD STREET
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Statutory Address:

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

Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 54195 28947



SD5428NW FRENCHWOOD STREET 941-1/14/128 (South West side) Nos.53 AND 54


Pair of small town houses. c.1835, altered.Red brick in Flemish bond (tuck-pointed at No.53), with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth halls-adjoining plan (no through-lobby), each house single-fronted, with coupled back extensions. Two storeys over cellars, 2+2 bays; with a 1st floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. The doorways, coupled in the centre, have round-headed architraves with set-in Tuscan quarter columns, plain lintels, and semicircular fanlights with convex moulded surrounds, panelled door at No.54 (altered at No.53). Each house has one window at ground floor and 2 above, those at No.54 sashed without glazing bars (altered glazing at No.53), all with raised sills and wedge lintels; cellar windows with rectangular lintels, protected by gratings. 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: SD5419728943


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

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Date: 06 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/16961/21
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