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1a Castle Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0499 / 54°2'59"N

Longitude: -2.8035 / 2°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 347492

OS Northings: 461848

OS Grid: SD474618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVL.VZ

Mapcode Global: WH846.XG6M

Entry Name: 1a Castle Hill

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383121

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/09/2014

SD4761NW
1685-1/6/89

LANCASTER
CASTLE HILL
Number 1A

(Formerly listed as No. 85 CHURCH STREET)

GV
II
House, now offices. Late C18. Sandstone ashlar with ashlar dressings. Slate roof and gable chimney stacks. Double-depth plan with the doorway in the right-hand bay. 3 storeys, above a basement expressed as a plinth, and 3 bays with raised quoins and an eaves cornice. The doorway has a moulded architrave, with a frieze inscribed 'GILLOW & Co' and a simple cornice on fluted consoles. The door is approached up 3 recessed steps and is of 5 panels which, apart from the upper one, are raised and fielded. All the house windows have plain raised surrounds and are sashed with glazing bars, giving 12 panes on the ground and first floors and 9 on the second. The basement plinth is painted and contains 2 openings which were probably originally shuttered but which now contain glass bricks.

HISTORY: during much of the C19 (until 1887) this was the office of the Gillow & Co, next door to its warehouse at No.1 Castle Hill (qv).


Listing NGR: SD4749261848

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

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