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5 and 7, Queen Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0455 / 54°2'43"N

Longitude: -2.8013 / 2°48'4"W

OS Eastings: 347628

OS Northings: 461360

OS Grid: SD476613

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.BJ

Mapcode Global: WH846.YK6Z

Entry Name: 5 and 7, Queen Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383273

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

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


1685-1/8/241 (East side)
22/12/53 Nos.5 AND 7
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:


Pair of houses, now part of school (No.5) and flats (No.7).
Late C18 (1778-1807), altered early C19 and C20. Sandstone
ashlar with chamfered quoins, slate roof, and gable stacks,
much reduced on the left.
3 tall storeys above a tall basement, expressed with chamfered
rustication, with 3 bays to each house under an eaves cornice.
The downpipe from the secret gutter is in a recess between the
houses. All windows have plain reveals and are sashed with
glazing bars, 15 panes on the ground and first storeys, and 9
on the second, where the joinery is relatively recent. There
is a torus-moulded sill band on the second floor; remains of
sill bands between the quoins on both other floors show that
the first- and second-floor window sills have been lowered.
The doorways, up a double flight of 9 nosed steps parallel to
the facade, are linked in a central feature with 4 fluted
pilasters carrying a single broken scrolled pediment. The
doors are of 9 raised and fielded panels to the left and 6
panels to the right.
INTERIOR: No.7 has shutters to the first and ground floor
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the railings have stick balusters with
urn finials on the standards; centrally against the landing is
an elaborate iron lamp holder carried on a panel decorated
with a double line of lozenges.

Listing NGR: SD4762861360

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

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