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5, Dalton Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.048 / 54°2'52"N

Longitude: -2.7971 / 2°47'49"W

OS Eastings: 347906

OS Northings: 461630

OS Grid: SD479616

Mapcode National: GBR 8PXM.7N

Mapcode Global: WH847.0JB2

Entry Name: 5, Dalton Square

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383132

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


LANCASTER

SD4761NE DALTON SQUARE
1685-1/7/101 (East side)
22/12/53 No.5

GV II

House, now council offices. 1801-1809. For Jacob Ridley.
Sandstone ashlar with a slate roof. Double-depth plan with a
doorway and rear wing to the left, and chimney stacks on both
gables. 3 tall storeys above a cellar, and 3 bays with a sill
band on the first floor and an eaves cornice. The doorway, in
the left-hand bay, is approached up a flight of 4 steps,
parallel to the wall; it has a pedimented Ionic sandstone
doorcase. The door has 9 raised and fielded panels under an
overlight with radiating glazing bars. The steps to the
doorway are protected by bar railings with ball finials to the
standards. All the windows have plain reveals and glazing bar
sashes, giving 12 panes on the ground and first floors, and 9
on the second floor. Single-storey extension to right-hand
side is not of special interest.

NGR: SD4790661630

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