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1, GREAT JOHN STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0491 / 54°2'56"N

Longitude: -2.7976 / 2°47'51"W

OS Eastings: 347872

OS Northings: 461751

OS Grid: SD478617

Mapcode National: GBR 8PXM.38

Mapcode Global: WH847.0H28

Entry Name: 1, GREAT JOHN STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383151

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 Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


LANCASTER

SD4761NE GREAT JOHN STREET
1685-1/7/120 (East side)
No.1

GV II

Includes: No.2 MOOR LANE.
House, now club. c1800, with C19 and C20 alterations. Perhaps
by Thomas Harrison. Sandstone ashlar with ashlar dressings.
Slate roof with a coped gable. Rectangular double-fronted plan
on a shallow site at the corner of Moor Lane, with a broad
pedimented facade with a central entrance and gable chimney
stack.
3 storeys above a basement expressed as a plinth, with an
attic in the pediment, and 3 wide bays; sill bands on the
first and second floors. The raised entrance is approached by
a large double-sided flight of steps protected by railings;
these have urn finials to the standards, and triple-leaf heads
and wrought-iron scrollwork in the centre panels. The doorway
and its narrow side windows have 2-centred arched heads, all
set in a semi-elliptical arch framed by an open pediment
carried on fluted consoles above pilasters. The ground floor
has Venetian windows with a moulded architrave and a keystone.
The upper floors have windows with plain reveals, those within
the pediment being a low round-headed window between 2
lunettes.
The 2-bay left-hand return wall to Moor Lane has an eaves
cornice, carried around from the pediment, and windows with
plain reveals. All the windows on the ground and first floors
are sashed without glazing bars; those on the second floor
have modern joinery. Below the ground-floor windows are
blocked cellar openings. The building continues to the left
under a continuous roof line as No.2 Moor Lane. On the ground
floor it has a shop front of c1900, with a timber fascia and
with steps within a recessed entrance. The upper wall is
framed, with central display windows on the first and second
floors.


Listing NGR: SD4787261751

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