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34-38, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0472 / 54°2'49"N

Longitude: -2.8021 / 2°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 347581

OS Northings: 461543

OS Grid: SD475615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWM.5Y

Mapcode Global: WH846.XJVQ

Entry Name: 34-38, King Street

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383174

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
1685-1/7/140 (West side)
18/02/70 Nos.34, 36 AND 38
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.34)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.36)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.38)

GV II

Row of 3 houses, now office, shop, and surgery. Late C18,
altered C19 and C20. Sandstone ashlar in narrow courses, with
ashlar dressings. Slate roof, and chimneys of brick and stone.
Double-depth plan, each house single fronted.
3 storeys over a high basement, and 3 bays per house, Nos 34 &
36 built with adjoining doorways and No.38 with doorway in 3rd
bay. Chamfered quoins at corners. Each house has a raised
entrance approached by a flight of 6 steps protected by bar
railings with ramped handrails, and a recessed door with
raised plain surround. Nos 36 & 38 both have partly-glazed
doors with raised and fielded panels, the glazing to No.36
being treated as an integral overlight with diamond-patterned
glazing bars. No.36 in the centre has an inserted shop-front
to the left of its door surround replacing the original ground
floor, and No.38 to the left has a basement area protected by
railings carried round from the steps, with urn finials to the
standards and a gate opposite to the basement doorway. The
steps to No.34 have been replaced in concrete. The windows
have painted raised plain surrounds, but the 1st-floor windows
of No.38 have lower sills than the others. No.34 has sashed
windows without glazing bars on the principal floors and
4-pane sashes at 2nd floor. No.36 has 4-pane sashes. No.38 has
12- and 9-pane sashes. Ridge chimneys at the junctions. Rear
has inter alia a bow-window at ground floor of No.38.
INTERIOR: No.38 has a doglegged staircase with open string,
carved brackets, 2 slim turned balusters per tread, and a
ramped handrail with wreathed curtail. At the 1st and 2nd
floors three C18 fireplaces with fielded panels and raised or
fluted keystones.


Listing NGR: SD4758161543

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

Description


LANCASTER

SD4761NE KING STREET
1685-1/7/140 (West side)
18/02/70 Nos.34, 36 AND 38
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.34)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.36)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.38)

GV II

Row of 3 houses, now office, shop, and surgery. Late C18,
altered C19 and C20. Sandstone ashlar in narrow courses, with
ashlar dressings. Slate roof, and chimneys of brick and stone.
Double-depth plan, each house single fronted.
3 storeys over a high basement, and 3 bays per house, Nos 34 &
36 built with adjoining doorways and No.38 with doorway in 3rd
bay. Chamfered quoins at corners. Each house has a raised
entrance approached by a flight of 6 steps protected by bar
railings with ramped handrails, and a recessed door with
raised plain surround. Nos 36 & 38 both have partly-glazed
doors with raised and fielded panels, the glazing to No.36
being treated as an integral overlight with diamond-patterned
glazing bars. No.36 in the centre has an inserted shop-front
to the left of its door surround replacing the original ground
floor, and No.38 to the left has a basement area protected by
railings carried round from the steps, with urn finials to the
standards and a gate opposite to the basement doorway. The
steps to No.34 have been replaced in concrete. The windows
have painted raised plain surrounds, but the 1st-floor windows
of No.38 have lower sills than the others. No.34 has sashed
windows without glazing bars on the principal floors and
4-pane sashes at 2nd floor. No.36 has 4-pane sashes. No.38 has
12- and 9-pane sashes. Ridge chimneys at the junctions. Rear
has inter alia a bow-window at ground floor of No.38.
INTERIOR: No.38 has a doglegged staircase with open string,
carved brackets, 2 slim turned balusters per tread, and a
ramped handrail with wreathed curtail. At the 1st and 2nd
floors three C18 fireplaces with fielded panels and raised or
fluted keystones.


Listing NGR: SD4758161543

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