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8, New Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0496 / 54°2'58"N

Longitude: -2.8021 / 2°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 347582

OS Northings: 461814

OS Grid: SD475618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWM.42

Mapcode Global: WH846.XGVV

Entry Name: 8, New Street

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383233

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 NEW STREET
1685-1/7/202 (West side)
22/12/53 No.8

GV II

House, now shop. Mid C18, altered C19 and C20. Sandstone
ashlar, and a slate roof. Double-depth plan, with the
staircase at the original back at the right, and a large,
later, full-width rear extension.
3 storeys, above a cellar, and 3 bays, with rusticated
chamfered quoins and a projecting eaves cornice. The ground
floor now has a mid C20 shop front. The upper windows have
slightly-projecting surrounds with triple keystones, and
Victorian 4-pane sashes. The rocking horse placed in front of
the first-floor central window dates from c1987, but is the
third to act as the shop's sign.
INTERIOR: above the first half-landing the staircase is
original, dogleg in form with an open string and carved
brackets, with 3 column-on-vase balusters per tread up to the
second floor and 2 per tread up to the attic.
HISTORY: New Street was developed from 1748, and this must
have been one of the first houses built.


Listing NGR: SD4758261814

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

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