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A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0599 / 54°3'35"N

Longitude: -2.8006 / 2°48'2"W

OS Eastings: 347691

OS Northings: 462961

OS Grid: SD476629

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWH.GC

Mapcode Global: WH846.Y6JX

Entry Name: Dacrelands

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383035

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Skerton East

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Skerton St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD4762 ALDRENS LANE, Skerton
1685-1/3/335 (North side)
18/02/70 Nos.1 and 2 Dacrelands
(Formerly Listed as:
No.1 Dacrelands)
(Formerly Listed as:
No.2 Dacrelands)


Pair of houses, now clinic and house. Early C19, altered late
C19. Watershot coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings and
hipped slate roof. Double-depth plan, with the doorways (and
the staircases) in the centre and chimneystacks between front
and back rooms. The building has, on both the main and side
facades, 2 storeys with a deep plinth, a first-floor sill
band, a plain frieze, moulded cornice, and low blocking
The main front has 2 bays per house with ashlar quoins right
and left. The doorways occupy the central bays and are
recessed and paired under 3 unfluted Greek Doric columns
carrying a plain entablature, the right-hand door is panelled
with an overlight containing geometrical glazing bars. The
left-hand windows of No.1 have plain stone surrounds and
12-pane sashes, while No.2 has on the right a later C19
2-storey square bay window.
The facade to the left, facing west, has 3 bays, with a
central bow of ashlar which has 3 windows per storey, of which
the central one on the ground floor has been altered to form a
French window. The windows in the side bays have plain stone
surrounds; all have 12-pane sashes, those in the bow being
curved in plan.
INTERIOR: No.1 has a central hall with 2 bowed walls. The rear
bow enfolds a geometrical staircase, but has been altered by
the insertion of partition walls.

Listing NGR: SD4769162961

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