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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1220811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383077
Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1
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
SD4761NW CASTLE PARK
1685-1/6/45 (South side)
and attached walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
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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