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89, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0464 / 54°2'47"N

Longitude: -2.8007 / 2°48'2"W

OS Eastings: 347666

OS Northings: 461460

OS Grid: SD476614

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.F6

Mapcode Global: WH846.YKH8

Entry Name: 89, King Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383180

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


1685-1/8/146 (East side)
22/12/53 No.89


Formerly known as: No.75 QUEEN SQUARE.
Shown on OS map as 75 King Street.
House, now office. Late C18, altered C19. Coursed dressed
sandstone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. Double-depth
slightly wedge-shaped plan, narrowing to the rear, probably
representing infil development between adjacent buildings.
3 storeys and 3 bays, plus cellar and attic. The doorway, up 2
steps and offset slightly left of centre, has a raised plain
surround and a cornice. At the left corner of the 1st bay is a
low but wide doorway to a through-lobby, with a wedge lintel.
To the right, the 3rd bay has a blocked cellar opening with
ventilators. Otherwise, the 1st and 2nd bays have 4-paned sash
windows with raised plain surrounds and the 3rd bay has
similar windows coupled on each floor. The roof has a large
flat-roofed inserted dormer and at the right is a large late
C19 brick chimney stack. Rear not inspected.
INTERIOR: dogleg staircase, unusually positioned in the left
front corner, with open string, scrolled brackets, columnar
newels, stick balusters, and ramped mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: SD4766661460

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

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