History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

40 and 42, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.047 / 54°2'49"N

Longitude: -2.8016 / 2°48'5"W

OS Eastings: 347608

OS Northings: 461524

OS Grid: SD476615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.70

Mapcode Global: WH846.YJ1V

Entry Name: 40 and 42, King Street

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383175

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


1685-1/7/141 (West side)
18/02/70 Nos.40 AND 42
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:


House, now shop and flats. Mid C18, altered C19. Coursed
squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and chamfered
quoins. Composition tile roof, brick chimney stacks.
Double-depth 2-unit plan.
3 storeys and 4 bays, with cellar to the right-hand half,
formerly symmetrical. The ground floor has a central doorway
with shouldered architrave, pulvinated frieze, and segmental
pediment on carved brackets, to the left, an inserted shop
window and doorway under a fascia and blind-box, and to the
right, a shuttered cellar opening and a pair of windows. Both
upper floors have 4 windows similarly arranged in pairs, and
all these windows have moulded architraves, and are sashed
without glazing bars. Moulded cornice, gable chimney stacks.
To rear a central giant elliptical-arched stair-window with
keystone, now mostly blocked but with a 2-light window on each

Listing NGR: SD4760861524

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.