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High Street Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0464 / 54°2'46"N

Longitude: -2.8029 / 2°48'10"W

OS Eastings: 347526

OS Northings: 461455

OS Grid: SD475614

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVN.Z7

Mapcode Global: WH846.XKGB

Entry Name: High Street Cottage

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383165

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


1685-1/8/131 (East side)
22/12/53 High Street Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
The Cottage)


House. Late C18, altered C20. Sandstone ashlar facade with
ashlar dressings, and sides and rear of watershot coursed
sandstone. Slate roof. Rectangular double-depth plan, built
gable to road, facing north.
2 storeys and 2 bays, symmetrical. Gothick style. Plinth,
chamfered quoins, bracketed cornice and embattled parapet, and
4-centred arched openings; the former central doorway, which
has been altered as a window, has a deep double-chamfered
surround and a hoodmould, the 2 windows on each floor have
hollow-chamfered surrounds, and all are sashed, with
intersecting glazing bars. The roof has an attic dormer
concealed by the parapet, and gable chimneys. In the
right-hand side wall (to the road) is the present entrance, a
4-centred arched doorway with a small chamfer on an otherwise
plain surround, with a hoodmould above it, and over this a
tall stair window in matching style, with Y-tracery. The rear
has inter alia a large later 2-storey canted bay, with windows
sashed without glazing bars.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD4752661455

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

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