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18, 18a, 20 and 20a, Brock Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0473 / 54°2'50"N

Longitude: -2.7985 / 2°47'54"W

OS Eastings: 347811

OS Northings: 461558

OS Grid: SD478615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWM.XW

Mapcode Global: WH846.ZJJL

Entry Name: 18, 18a, 20 and 20a, Brock Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383055

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1685-1/7/21 (South side)
Nos.18, 18A, 20 AND 20A


Pair of houses, now shops with flats above. Early C19.
Sandstone ashlar in narrow courses, with random rubble on
sides and back. Slate roof. T-plan: double-depth front range
with a 2-storey rear wing placed centrally, with tall
square-headed staircase windows in each re-entrant angle. 3
storeys above cellars and 3 bays, the central bay above the
paired doorways having glazed blind windows with glazing bars.
The doorways and windows have plain stone surrounds.
The ground floor has 2 shop fronts of c1900, each with a
central doorway set back between flat shop windows whose inner
corners have a quadrant-shaped plan. The shop windows have
plate glass below and 2 rows of small square panes above.
Between the shop fronts a flight of 7 stone steps with nosings
leads up to the paired front door surround. The doors have 6
vertical panels, the lower ones fielded and the upper ones
glazed. On the first floor the right-hand window has a 4-pane
sash. The left-hand window has a tripartite stone surround
with glazing bar sashes and is possibly a later C19
alteration. Both second floor windows have 9-pane sashes.
HISTORY: Marked on Jonathan Binns' map of Lancaster, published
in 1821.

Listing NGR: SD4781161558

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

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