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1-9, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0474 / 54°2'50"N

Longitude: -2.8029 / 2°48'10"W

OS Eastings: 347524

OS Northings: 461566

OS Grid: SD475615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.ZW

Mapcode Global: WH846.XJFK

Entry Name: 1-9, High Street

Listing Date: 30 November 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383160

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 HIGH STREET
1685-1/7/126 (East side)
30/11/70 Nos.1-9 (Odd)

GV II

Terrace of 5 houses. c1850. Sandstone ashlar with rear walls
of coursed squared rubble, and slate roofs. Double-depth plan
with doorways and staircases to the left and chimney stacks to
the right. 3 full storeys above cellars, with a single bay to
the right of each door, although No.1 also has windows above
the door on the upper floors. The doorways have deep plain
reveals under a simple cornice, and 6-panel doors with
overlights. The windows too have plain reveals and sashes,
though only those in No.9 (with 12 and 9 panes) appear to be
original; all the sashes except for those on the ground and
first floors of No.7 and the second floors of Nos 5 & 7 have
glazing bars. The rear walls of Nos 5, 7 & 9 have tall
rectangular stair windows.
HISTORY: No.1 was the birthplace (in 1869) of Lawrence Binyon,
who wrote the poem 'For the Fallen' ('They shall not grow old
as we that are left grow old...').


Listing NGR: SD4752461566

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

Description


LANCASTER

SD4761NE HIGH STREET
1685-1/7/126 (East side)
30/11/70 Nos.1-9 (Odd)

GV II

Terrace of 5 houses. c1850. Sandstone ashlar with rear walls
of coursed squared rubble, and slate roofs. Double-depth plan
with doorways and staircases to the left and chimney stacks to
the right. 3 full storeys above cellars, with a single bay to
the right of each door, although No.1 also has windows above
the door on the upper floors. The doorways have deep plain
reveals under a simple cornice, and 6-panel doors with
overlights. The windows too have plain reveals and sashes,
though only those in No.9 (with 12 and 9 panes) appear to be
original; all the sashes except for those on the ground and
first floors of No.7 and the second floors of Nos 5 & 7 have
glazing bars. The rear walls of Nos 5, 7 & 9 have tall
rectangular stair windows.
HISTORY: No.1 was the birthplace (in 1869) of Lawrence Binyon,
who wrote the poem 'For the Fallen' ('They shall not grow old
as we that are left grow old...').


Listing NGR: SD4752461566

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