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30, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.049 / 54°2'56"N

Longitude: -2.8011 / 2°48'3"W

OS Eastings: 347648

OS Northings: 461749

OS Grid: SD476617

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWM.C8

Mapcode Global: WH846.YHB9

Entry Name: 30, Market Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383195

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

SD4761NE MARKET STREET
1685-1/7/161 (North side)
No.30

GV II

Council offices, now shop. c1880, altered late C20. Built as
the Borough Council's Gas and Rates Office. Italianate style.
Sandstone ashlar with ashlar dressings. Hipped slate roof and
tall gable chimney stacks with bracketed cornices. Deep
rectangular plan, with the entrance to Chancery Lane on the
left.
2 tall storeys above a cellar, and 4 narrow bays. The ground
floor has been altered by the insertion of a shop front. The
first-floor windows have round heads and are set under moulded
round arches carried on Corinthianesque pilasters. These stand
on a moulded band, and above is a dentilled cornice which, in
front of its blocking course, carries a round-headed aedicule
with short pink granite columns with Corinthianesque capitals,
which contains the coat of arms of the former Borough of
Lancaster. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SD4764861749

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