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3, Preston

Description: 3

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 21 May 1986
Date Delisted: 15 June 2001
English Heritage Building ID: 162878

OS Grid Reference: TL1803224439
OS Grid Coordinates: 518032, 224439
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9060, -0.2857

Location: Back Lane, Preston, Hertfordshire SG4 7UQ

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7UQ

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 15th June 2001.

(North side)

9/86 No. 3


House. 1913. By E.L. Lutyens for H.G. Fenwick as house for estate
bricklayer Mr. Miles. Narrow dark red brick in English-bond, with
lighter red angles to corners and window jambs. Upper floor red
tilehung. Steep handmade red tile roof with bellcast eaves and half hip
at W end. A 2-storeys, 2-cells house facing S with small rear outshut at
NW under catslide roof. Irregular S front with entrance in middle by a
moulded plank door now with gabled timber porch. Flush casement windows
with small panes painted white. 4-light window to 1st floor just to left
of porch. On ground floor a 2-light window near W corner and a 4-light
window to right of porch. Long 6-light window to each end on 1st floor
over a central 4-lights window. Hipped dormer with 3-lights window at
rear, central behind chimney with swept valleys. 4 light window below.
Door and small side-light in heavy frame in E end of outshut which has a
low battered N wall. Small twin leaded windows on W to left hand, with
buckled leaded glazing, tile drip and tile infill over, similar to
detail on Chequers Cottages, Chequers Lane, Preston, q.v. Said to have
cavity walls. The inner skin seems to have been carried up faced with
tilehanging with a stud wall inside. Planted ovolo bead round door frame
at front ends in a domed 'dot' at foot. Large rectangular central
chimney with clasping corner pilasters and waisted cap, typical of
Lutyen's buildings in Preston.

Listing NGR: TL1803224439

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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