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9, Castle Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0497 / 54°2'58"N

Longitude: -2.8039 / 2°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 347464

OS Northings: 461819

OS Grid: SD474618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.R2

Mapcode Global: WH846.WGZT

Entry Name: 9, Castle Hill

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383068

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 HILL
1685-1/6/35 (East side)
18/02/70 No.9
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE HILL
(South East side)
Nos.9 AND 9A)

GV II

House, now flats and shop. Late C18, altered and partly
rebuilt c1975 and perhaps originally the right-hand half of a
pair. Sandstone ashlar facade in narrow courses with plain
quoins, with rebuilt coursed rubble to the rear and sides,
rendered on the left. Composition tile roof with gable chimney
to the right.
3 storeys above a tall basement, expressed as a plinth with
deep coursed stonework, and 3 bays under an eaves cornice. The
windows, which have 12-pane sashes, some recent replacements,
have raised plain surrounds with a sill band on the ground
floor and, on second floor, lintels linked into a band below
the cornice. The doorway, on the far left, also has a raised
plain surround and is reached up a flight of 6 nosed steps
with iron railings on both sides. The deeply-recessed door
originally had 9 raised and fielded panels, but the top panels
are now glazed. To the right of the doorway is the original
entrance to the basement and the shop, now down steps but
originally through a trap door. The rear has a recent
ground-floor extension and a wide very tall staircase window
to the right.


Listing NGR: SD4746461819

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

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