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Balustrades Around Central Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0478 / 54°2'52"N

Longitude: -2.7979 / 2°47'52"W

OS Eastings: 347851

OS Northings: 461607

OS Grid: SD478616

Mapcode National: GBR 8PXM.1Q

Mapcode Global: WH846.ZJT7

Entry Name: Balustrades Around Central Gardens

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383139

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster St Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1685-1/7/108 Balustrades around central gardens


Balustrades around the formal garden in the centre of Dalton
Square. c1905. Probably by Edward Mountford. Sandstone ashlar.
4 quadrants forming in total a broken elliptical enclosure
within the rectangle of 4 streets, mostly level but stepping
down where appropriate to fit the northwards fall of the site,
while the garden remains level. Each quadrant consists of a
cyma recta plinth, above which are 4 runs of vase balusters
between rectangular panelled piers. At each end the pier is
taller and carries a square wrought-iron torchere supporting a
lantern with an egg-shaped globe. The torcheres are absent in
early photographs of Dalton Square.
(Penney, SH: Lancaster in Old Picture Postcards: Zaltbommel:
1983-: 59).

Listing NGR: SD4785161607

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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