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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383195
Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1
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
SD4761NE MARKET STREET
1685-1/7/161 (North side)
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
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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