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12, Queen Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0458 / 54°2'44"N

Longitude: -2.8018 / 2°48'6"W

OS Eastings: 347599

OS Northings: 461392

OS Grid: SD475613

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.7F

Mapcode Global: WH846.YK0R

Entry Name: 12, Queen Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383274

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


1685-1/8/242 (West side)
22/12/53 No.12


House, now annexe to girls' grammar school. Late C18, altered
late C19. Sandstone ashlar in narrow courses with hipped slate
The facade is symmetrical, of 2 storeys above cellars and 2
bays, with raised quoins, a cornice, and a parapet with
coping. The windows, which are now sashed, have tripartite
stone surrounds with Tuscan pilaster jambs and engaged
baseless Tuscan columns as mullions. Below are tripartite
cellar openings with plain stone surrounds, the left-hand one
blocked. The entrance is now through a narrow single-storey
addition to the right which has a door architrave with a
bracketed cornice, below a cornice with blocking course; it
appears to be of late C19 date, the original entrance being in
the right-hand return wall. Chimneys to left and right.
INTERIOR: stair hall at left with an arched entrance with
fluted pilasters. The dogleg stair has a ramped mahogany
handrail, an open string, stick balusters, and a fluted square
lower newel.

Listing NGR: SD4759961392

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