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Church Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0504 / 54°3'1"N

Longitude: -2.805 / 2°48'18"W

OS Eastings: 347392

OS Northings: 461908

OS Grid: SD473619

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVL.JS

Mapcode Global: WH846.WGG6

Entry Name: Church Steps

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383322

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


1685-1/6/288 Church Steps


Flight of 25 steps leading up to the churchyard. Last laid in
1884 when they replaced a flight of 1761. Sandstone ashlar.
The steps are wide and have simple nosings; they are laid in
pairs with the tread of one step about twice as long as the
one below it, so that they are easy to climb. The retaining
wall on the south side, which was rebuilt c1800 at the time of
the alterations to the Castle, shows on its inner face traces
of the rebates probably made to take the steps of 1761.

Listing NGR: SD4739261908

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

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