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Number 4 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0481 / 54°2'53"N

Longitude: -2.7971 / 2°47'49"W

OS Eastings: 347906

OS Northings: 461638

OS Grid: SD479616

Mapcode National: GBR 8PXM.7M

Mapcode Global: WH847.0JB1

Entry Name: Number 4 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383131

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


1685-1/7/100 (East side)
18/02/70 No.4
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:


House, now council offices. c1830, restored late 1980s.
Sandstone ashlar with a slate roof. Double-depth plan with the
doorway and rear wing to the right and a large shared gable
chimney stack to the left. 3 storeys above a basement, which
still gives on to an area, and 2 bays with a sill band on the
first floor. The doorway, in the right-hand bay and approached
up 6 steps, has a plain surround and a simple pediment carried
on fluted consoles; the door is recessed and has 9 raised and
fielded panels under a plain overlight. All the windows have
plain reveals and have glazing bar sashes which were inserted
as part of the restoration works. To left of steps to door,
bar railings with a handrail which is ramped at the top and
terminates with an acorn finial at the bottom. The basement
area is protected by slightly different railings with a gate
on the left, leading to a flight of steps.

Listing NGR: SD4790661638

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

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