History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Posts (Two) at North East End, to South of Church Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.0504 / 54°3'1"N

Longitude: -2.805 / 2°48'17"W

OS Eastings: 347395

OS Northings: 461899

OS Grid: SD473618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVL.JT

Mapcode Global: WH846.WGH8

Entry Name: Posts (Two) at North East End, to South of Church Steps

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383076

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


1685-1/6/44 Posts (two) at north-east end, to
south of Church Steps


Two posts. c1800. Dressed sandstone. 1m high. Octofoil on plan
and slightly tapering with a slightly wider flattish cap of
similar plan, topped with a cast-iron ball.
HISTORY: placed to demarcate the boundary of the Castle
Parade, which was laid out on the site of the ditch around the
northern and western sides of the Castle (qv) as part of the
improvements to the prison and law courts; associated
therefore with 4 similar posts at the south-west end of Castle
Parade (qv).

Listing NGR: SD4739561898

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.