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Sun Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

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


LANCASTER

SD4761NE CHURCH STREET
1685-1/7/79 (South side)
No.63
Sun Inn

GV II

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
window.
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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