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95 and 97, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0463 / 54°2'46"N

Longitude: -2.8006 / 2°48'2"W

OS Eastings: 347675

OS Northings: 461445

OS Grid: SD476614

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.G8

Mapcode Global: WH846.YKKD

Entry Name: 95 and 97, King Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383183

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

SD4761SE KING STREET
1685-1/8/149 (East side)
22/12/53 Nos.95 AND 97
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.81)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.83)

GV II

Marked on OS as Nos 81 and 83 King Street.
Pair of houses, now offices. Late C18, altered C20. Sandstone
ashlar with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. Double-depth plan
with central waggon-passage.
3 storeys; symmetrical 6-bay front, each house of 3 bays.
Ground-floor sill bands. In the centre is a large rectangular
waggon entrance flanked by former domestic doorways which are
now blocked, all with raised plain surrounds and all under a
massive rectangular lintel in 3 sections; each has 2 windows
at ground floor, with altered glazing, and three 12-pane
sashed windows on each floor above, all with raised plain
surrounds and those at 2nd floor under a plain eaves band. 3
small skylights in the front slope of the roof, and brick
chimney stack at the left gable. Entrances now in sides of
through-passage.
Rear: flanking the central passageway, very large 3-stage
stair window with glazing bars, and in the outer bays a large
12-paned sashed window on each floor, all these windows with
broad raised surrounds.
INTERIOR: each house with a dogleg staircase with open string,
scrolled brackets, columnar newels, 2 slender turned balusters
per tread, and ramped handrail, all of pitch pine.


Listing NGR: SD4767561445

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

Description


LANCASTER

SD4761SE KING STREET
1685-1/8/149 (East side)
22/12/53 Nos.95 AND 97
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.81)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.83)

GV II

Marked on OS as Nos 81 and 83 King Street.
Pair of houses, now offices. Late C18, altered C20. Sandstone
ashlar with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. Double-depth plan
with central waggon-passage.
3 storeys; symmetrical 6-bay front, each house of 3 bays.
Ground-floor sill bands. In the centre is a large rectangular
waggon entrance flanked by former domestic doorways which are
now blocked, all with raised plain surrounds and all under a
massive rectangular lintel in 3 sections; each has 2 windows
at ground floor, with altered glazing, and three 12-pane
sashed windows on each floor above, all with raised plain
surrounds and those at 2nd floor under a plain eaves band. 3
small skylights in the front slope of the roof, and brick
chimney stack at the left gable. Entrances now in sides of
through-passage.
Rear: flanking the central passageway, very large 3-stage
stair window with glazing bars, and in the outer bays a large
12-paned sashed window on each floor, all these windows with
broad raised surrounds.
INTERIOR: each house with a dogleg staircase with open string,
scrolled brackets, columnar newels, 2 slender turned balusters
per tread, and ramped handrail, all of pitch pine.


Listing NGR: SD4767561445

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