BANK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207303
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1979
Statutory Address:
BANK HOUSE, LATHAM STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BANK HOUSE, LATHAM 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 54206 28834

Details

SD5428NW 941-1/14/192

PRESTON, LATHAM STREET (East side), Bank House

27/09/79

GV II

Town house. Mid C19, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan. Two storeys over cellars, a 3-window facade symmetrical except for added bay window, with 1st-floor sill-band, plain frieze and moulded cornice. The central doorway has a doorcase with engaged Ionic columns, entablature, cornice and blocking course, and a cavetto surround, panelled door and overlight with margin panes. To the right is a canted bay window of stone, with cornice and blocking course, and 4-pane sashed glazing; otherwise, the ground floor has a 16-pane sash to the left, and the 1st floor has sashes of 16, 12, and 16 panes, all these windows with raised sills and wedge lintels. Roof hipped at right-hand end, with 2 chimneys behind the ridge and one at the rear wall. Right-hand return wall has 2 cellar windows, a blind window and a 12-pane sash at ground floor, and 2 windows at 1st floor with altered glazing. INTERIOR: inner porch screen with side windows, engraved and coloured glazing; moulded plaster cornice in front room right (egg-and-dart, foliation); stick-baluster staircase with wreathed mahogany handrail; full suite of cellar rooms with 2 rectangular fireplaces, remains of washing boiler, cool-store with stone table.

Listing NGR: SD5420728830

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
392079
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: 06 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/16961/11
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