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Number 2 and Attached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0492 / 54°2'57"N

Longitude: -2.8063 / 2°48'22"W

OS Eastings: 347304

OS Northings: 461776

OS Grid: SD473617

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.76

Mapcode Global: WH846.VHV4

Entry Name: Number 2 and Attached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383077

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

SD4761NW CASTLE PARK
1685-1/6/45 (South side)
22/12/53 No.2
and attached walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE PARK
No.2)

GV II

House, later a school, now flats. Early C19, altered C19 and
C20. Sandstone ashlar and slate roof with coped gables and
very prominent gable chimney stacks. Double-depth plan with a
2-storey service wing to left and, at the rear, a later
semi-octagonal projection to house the staircase, which
originally had been against the right-hand gable wall, as a
round-headed window shows.
3 storeys above a basement, expressed as a plinth. 5 bays with
a sill band on the first and second floors, and an eaves
cornice. The tall windows have plain reveals and glazing bars,
of 12 and 9 panes. The doorway, up 3 steps with nosings, has a
moulded architrave under a cornice carried on fluted brackets.
The door has an integral overlight and is panelled with 3
raised and fielded vertical panels above a square panel
subdivided with framing into a concave-sided hollow diamond.
To each side of the doorway is an area, protected by dwarf
walls and cast-iron railings, with stick balusters and
standards in the form of columns with urn finials.
INTERIOR: flying geometrical staircase with cast-iron
balusters of mid C19 form.


Listing NGR: SD4730461776

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