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Statutory Address:

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

Preston (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 54095 28873



SD5428NW BUSHELL PLACE 941-1/14/36 (East side) 27/09/79 Nos.2-12, 12A (Consecutive)


Includes: No.1 PORTER PLACE. Terrace of 13 town houses. c.1830, in 4 builds (Nos.2 to 7 in 3 pairs, Nos.8 to 12A and No.1 Porter Place in one); altered. Double-depth plan, each house single-fronted and with a long back extension. Two storeys with cellars and attics, each house 3 bays except No.1 Porter Place at south end which presents only 2 bays to Bushell Place; continuous plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. Doorways to the left (except No.12A, and No.1 Porter Place), up 2 steps; each has a Tuscan doorcase with engaged columns, plain frieze and moulded cornice, plain jambs with imposts, and elliptical fanlight (with radiating glazing bars at Nos. 2 to 5, 8, 10, and 12A, leaded glazing at No.12, plain glazing at the others), 6-panel doors at Nos.2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 10 (others altered). At ground floor each house has a canted bay window of stone (added between 1847 and 1857), with unhorned 4-pane sashed glazing (except No.2 which has modern plastic windows on both floors), moulded cornice and blocking course; windows at 1st floor have raised sills and wedge lintels (the sills of those over the ground-floor bays mostly slightly settled), and are mostly sashed without glazing bars (Nos.10, 12, and 12A have 12-pane sashes). Ridge chimney stacks, those of Nos.12 and 12A coupled; roof ridge of No.12A higher than the rest. No.1 Porter Place, which is the returned south end of the terrace with a long continuation to the rear, has a blind window near the front corner at 1st floor, but is otherwise 3 storeys and 5 bays; doorway in 1st bay (up 3 steps) has a pedimented architrave with Adam-style enrichment, and fanlight with radiating glazing bars; 4 windows at ground floor (boarded at time of survey), 12-pane sashes at 1st floor and 8-pane sashes at 2nd floor, all with raised sills and wedge lintels. Rear: individual back extensions, some 3-storeyed. INTERIORS: stick-baluster staircases, moulded plaster cornices, etc. History: built by the Tustees of Bushells Hospital, Goosnargh.

Listing NGR: SD5409928872


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05585/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G M Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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