14, Preston Street, Kirkham
Description: 14, Preston Street
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183600
OS Grid Reference: SD4272332124
OS Grid Coordinates: 342723, 432124
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7823, -2.8707
Location: B5192, Kirkham, Lancashire PR4 2ZA
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KIRKHAM PRESTON STREET
SD 43 SW
House, dated 1729. Brick rendered with stucco scored to imitate ashlar.
Gable stacks to C20 tile roof. 3 storeys above cellar, 2 bays. Doorway
(up 5 steps) and windows have plain reveals. Window embrasures on ground
and first floors are wide in proportion to their height and may have had a
cross window, but all the joinery is now recent. Bands at first and second
floor levels. Above the lower band is a square plaque (now painted)
bearing the date 1729, the initials H (for James and Elizabeth Harrison)
and above them the coat of arms of the London Curriers Company: a gold
cross on a blue background with crossed curriers' shaves in each quarter,
with a crest of a helmet crowned with two arms holding a currier's shave.
History: James Harrison was a currier and must have been a member of the
Listing NGR: SD4272332124
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