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5, Castle Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0498 / 54°2'59"N

Longitude: -2.8037 / 2°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 347476

OS Northings: 461838

OS Grid: SD474618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.T0

Mapcode Global: WH846.XG2P

Entry Name: 5, Castle Hill

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383065

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

SD4761NW CASTLE HILL
1685-1/6/33 (East side)
18/02/70 No.5

GV II

House, now flats. Late C18 (after 1778), altered C20. Coursed
squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, and at the rear
coursed rubble. Stone slate roof and gable chimneys.
Double-depth plan.
3 storeys over a cellar and 2 bays, with a prominent
first-floor sill band and, continuing the lintels of the top
windows, a plain frieze beneath a hollow-moulded eaves
cornice. The right-hand half of the ground floor incorporates
the remains of a former waggon entrance, with a massive stone
lintel, but beneath this there are now 2 narrow coupled
doorways with plain surrounds; the first contains the door to
the house, while the other opens into a through-passage to the
former back yard. To the left is a 16-pane sashed window. On
the first and second floors are, respectively, 2 taller and 2
shorter 12-pane sash windows, all with raised plain surrounds.
All the sashes are C20 replacements in keeping.


Listing NGR: SD4747861838

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