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23, St Georges Quay

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0535 / 54°3'12"N

Longitude: -2.8052 / 2°48'18"W

OS Eastings: 347384

OS Northings: 462250

OS Grid: SD473622

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVK.HP

Mapcode Global: WH846.WCCV

Entry Name: 23, St Georges Quay

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383298

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

SD4762 ST GEORGE'S QUAY
1685-1/3/264 (South West side)
18/02/70 No.23

GV II

House. Late C18, altered C20. Sandstone squared and dressed
into large stones, with ashlar dressings, and a slate roof.
Double-depth plan.
Facade has chamfered quoins and is of 3 storeys above a cellar
and 2 closely-spaced bays. Windows are later C20 timber
casements with plain stone surrounds. In the left-hand bay
there is a blocked cellar opening. In the right-hand bay is a
trap door between stone reveals, projecting forwards at an
angle of about 45 degrees to the vertical. At the right 4
external steps lead to a door recessed within a plain stone
surround. It has a glazed panel above 4 raised and fielded
panels. Chimneys to left and right. The house was built on
made-up ground behind the quay wall and the left-hand gable
wall seems to have subsided badly shortly after construction.
The distortion is particularly noticeable in the window
lintels, which are far from being horizontal.


Listing NGR: SD4738462250

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