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Number 4 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0471 / 54°2'49"N

Longitude: -2.8031 / 2°48'11"W

OS Eastings: 347510

OS Northings: 461538

OS Grid: SD475615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.XZ

Mapcode Global: WH846.XJBR

Entry Name: Number 4 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383162

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

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


1685-1/7/128 (West side)
18/02/70 No.4
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:


House, and attached railings. c1775, altered C19. Built for
John Rawlinson. Sandstone ashlar with ashlar dressings and
chamfered quoins. Slate roof with gable stacks to left and
right. 2 storeys with an attic and a basement.
5 bays under an eaves cornice with a balustrade, plus a 3-bay
centre crowned by a pediment containing a Diocletian window
with a moulded architrave. All the other windows have moulded
architraves and sashes with glazing bars, 4 panes on the
ground floor and 12 panes on the first floor. The doorway has
engaged Tuscan columns and an open pediment containing a
semi-elliptical fanlight with intersecting Gothick glazing
bars. The original door, up 2 steps with nosings, has raised
and fielded panels, those below the lock rail being arranged
in a diamond pattern. The areas to both sides have cast-iron
railings with urn finials on the standards.
INTERIOR: dogleg open-string staircase with carved brackets,
stick balusters, and ramped handrail. The entrance hall
archway is elliptical with fluted pilasters, and scrolled
decoration in the spandrels. The first-floor archway has
trefoil pilasters.

Listing NGR: SD4751061538

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

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