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48 and 50, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0469 / 54°2'48"N

Longitude: -2.8016 / 2°48'5"W

OS Eastings: 347612

OS Northings: 461512

OS Grid: SD476615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.81

Mapcode Global: WH846.YJ2X

Entry Name: 48 and 50, King Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383177

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 Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


LANCASTER

SD4761NE KING STREET
1685-1/7/143 (West side)
22/12/53 Nos.48 AND 50
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.48)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.50)

GV II

Pair of houses, now house and shop. Mid C18, altered C19 and
C20. Sandstone ashlar at ground floor, otherwise coursed
dressed sandstone with ashlar dressings and raised quoins.
Slate roof. Double-depth 2-unit plan with rear extensions. 3
storeys over cellars, each house single-fronted and of 2 bays.
No.50 altered at ground floor. No.48 has a doorway to the
left, with shouldered architrave within narrow pilasters
terminating in scrolled consoles which in turn support
brackets carved as lion-masks, and a prominent moulded
cornice. To the right, a shuttered cellar opening, a 4-pane
sashed window with raised plain surround, and a plain band at
1st floor. The upper floors of the whole each have 4 similar
windows, and a hollow-moulded eaves cornice. Gable chimney
stacks. Rear: central 2-storey extension under carried-down
roof containing staircase, and a 2-light mullioned window on
each floor of the outer bays.
No.48 was listed on 18.2.70.


Listing NGR: SD4761261512

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

Description


LANCASTER

SD4761NE KING STREET
1685-1/7/143 (West side)
22/12/53 Nos.48 AND 50
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.48)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.50)

GV II

Pair of houses, now house and shop. Mid C18, altered C19 and
C20. Sandstone ashlar at ground floor, otherwise coursed
dressed sandstone with ashlar dressings and raised quoins.
Slate roof. Double-depth 2-unit plan with rear extensions. 3
storeys over cellars, each house single-fronted and of 2 bays.
No.50 altered at ground floor. No.48 has a doorway to the
left, with shouldered architrave within narrow pilasters
terminating in scrolled consoles which in turn support
brackets carved as lion-masks, and a prominent moulded
cornice. To the right, a shuttered cellar opening, a 4-pane
sashed window with raised plain surround, and a plain band at
1st floor. The upper floors of the whole each have 4 similar
windows, and a hollow-moulded eaves cornice. Gable chimney
stacks. Rear: central 2-storey extension under carried-down
roof containing staircase, and a 2-light mullioned window on
each floor of the outer bays.
No.48 was listed on 18.2.70.


Listing NGR: SD4761261512

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