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42 and 44, Church Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0499 / 54°2'59"N

Longitude: -2.8007 / 2°48'2"W

OS Eastings: 347672

OS Northings: 461839

OS Grid: SD476618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWL.GZ

Mapcode Global: WH846.YGHN

Entry Name: 42 and 44, Church Street

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383106

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


1685-1/7/74 (North side)
18/02/70 Nos.42 AND 44


House, now 2 shops. Early C18, refronted and altered in early
C19, and altered C20. Sandstone ashlar in narrow courses.
Slate roof with gable chimney stack to the right. Double-depth
3 storeys over a basement and now 3 widely-spaced bays, but
originally probably 5 bays. The ground floor is now occupied
by late C19 shop fronts, of which the one to No.42 was
remodelled in 1985. The upper floors have windows with plain
reveals, raised sills, and 9-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: ground-floor back room of No.42 is fully panelled in
hardwood with fluted pilasters, original doors, and raised and
fielded panels above and below the dado rail. In No.44 the
back room on the left of the ground floor also has some
full-height panelling with bolection moulding, all now
painted. The room above it is fully panelled above and below
the dado rail with panelled pilasters separating raised and
fielded panels with bolection-moulded surrounds. The pilasters
which flank the fireplace are fluted. No.42 also has a fine
dogleg staircase rising from the cellar to the second floor.
This has square newel posts with raised and fielded panels,
open strings with 2 turned balusters, alternately round and
fluted, per tread and a broad handrail.

Listing NGR: SD4767261839

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

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