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38 and 38a, Drinkhouse Road, Croston

Description: 38 and 38a, Drinkhouse Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184321

OS Grid Reference: SD4859818270
OS Grid Coordinates: 348598, 418270
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6584, -2.7793

Location: Drinkhouse Road, Croston, Lancashire PR5 7JH

Locality: Croston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7JH

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Listing Text

SD 42 NE
8/69 Nos. 38 and 38A
- II

House, early C19, altered to make 2 dwellings c.1930. Red brick in Flemish
bond mostly with yellow headers (part repaired), tiled roof with rebuilt
chimney at left gable, in front of ridge. Double-depth plan, each dwelling
now one bay. Two storeys, almost symmetrical; in the centre, coupled
doorways with panelled doors, traceried semi-circular fanlights, and linked
Tuscan architraves of engaged columns with fluted entablatures and
dentilled open pediments (the left door said to be original, the right an
alteration); No. 38 has one 16-pane sashed window with splayed stone head
on each floor, No. 38A has matching windows except the lower which has been
repaired and is now a top-hung casement of 16 panes; in the centre, above
the door to No. 38 is a blind window decorated with a rhombus. Left gable
wall has a tall stairlight in the centre with altered glazing, and to the
rear of this a 24-pane sliding sash window at 1st floor and another to the
attic. Interior altered.

Listing NGR: SD4859818270

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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