Description: Preston House
Date Listed: 10 November 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 187497
OS Grid Reference: SK8718502655
OS Grid Coordinates: 487185, 302655
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6147, -0.7137
PRESTON MAIN STREET, East Side
SK 8602 and SK 8702
No 40 Preston House
(Formerly listed as
10/11/55 Preston House and
Outbuildings in Oakham
House, C17,C18,C19. L plan. 2 storeys and attic. Front to Oakham Road has,
from left, small C17 range with two stone-mullioned windows vertically aligned.
Next range is C18: 3 casement dormers in attic, 4 symmetrically arranged sashes,
the bottom left flanked by 2 smaller casements. Large, C19 2 storey, tri-partite
bay window with 6 regularly placed identical sashes. Ashlar quoins. Stone coping.
3 Ashlar stacks: 2 gable end, one central. The return front to Preston Main
Street is 2 storey. First floor has one stone dressed casement. Ground floor
has early C19 bow to the right of an C18 classical timber doorcase with entablature
and pediment itself flanked by 2 hall lights. Ashlar double stack on gable.
Low range to right with two stone mullioned windows. Brick and render stack.
Listing NGR: SK8718502655
Source: English Heritage
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