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Sun Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0499 / 54°2'59"N

Longitude: -2.8024 / 2°48'8"W

OS Eastings: 347563

OS Northings: 461844

OS Grid: SD475618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWL.2Z

Mapcode Global: WH846.XGQM

Entry Name: Sun Inn

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383111

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


1685-1/7/79 (South side)
Sun Inn


Public house. Late C18, altered C19. Coursed squared sandstone
with ashlar dressings on the front and side, but rendered
rubble elsewhere. Slate roof with a coped gable with kneelers
to the left. Double-depth front block with a central doorway
and a rear wing to the right.
3 storeys above cellars and 3 bays with raised plain quoins.
All the openings have raised plain surrounds. The doorway has
double doors of uncertain vintage with 10 flush panels. All
the windows are sashed: those on the ground floor have no
glazing bars; those on the first and second floors have 12 and
9 panes respectively; in the central bay on the second floor a
glazed 9-pane blind window. The left-hand gable has a central
doorway on the ground floor, with a window placed above it in
each of the floors above, the first floor one is now blocked.
In the rear wing close to the main block is a tall staircase
HISTORY: built as part of the redevelopment of the land behind
the old Sun Inn in the 1790s, which also resulted in the
laying out of Sun Street.

Listing NGR: SD4756361844

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

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