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Trades Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0474 / 54°2'50"N

Longitude: -2.804 / 2°48'14"W

OS Eastings: 347456

OS Northings: 461574

OS Grid: SD474615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.RV

Mapcode Global: WH846.WJYH

Entry Name: Trades Hall

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383148

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 Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1685-1/6/117 (West side)
Trades Hall


House, altered to Trades Hall and then social club. c1830,
with late C20 alterations. Sandstone ashlar, with coursed
squared sandstone to the sides and rear, and a slate roof.
Double-depth double-fronted plan with the doorway and the
staircase in the centre. The roof has a central flat flanked
by 2 spans, with their ridges at right angles to the street
and hips to the front, the left-hand roof has a chimney stack
on the ridge.
2 storeys over a basement, and 5 bays with a plinth, a
first-floor band, and a moulded cornice. The narrow central
bay breaks forward slightly and has a recent brick gablet, set
back behind the cornice, which conceals a skylight. The
doorway, approached up 3 steps, has a moulded architrave under
a cornice carried on fluted consoles which rise from panelled
pilaster strips; the door has 8 panels. All the windows have
plain reveals and recent top-hung casement windows with
glazing bars which replace former sashes. At the left end of
the facade is a short screen wall with a doorway; this opens
onto a stone deck along the side wall, protected by decorated
cast-iron railings and leading to a side door; there are 2
further doors below this in the basement. The rear has, inter
alia, a full-height canted bay window on the right with a
large tripartite sashed window at ground floor and a hipped
INTERIOR: contains an elegant geometrical staircase, oval in

Listing NGR: SD4745661574

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

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