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1, the Lane, Overton

Description: 1, the Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182197

OS Grid Reference: SD4265355999
OS Grid Coordinates: 342653, 455999
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9968, -2.8763

Location: 3 The Lane, Overton, Lancashire LA3 3HS

Locality: Overton
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA3 3HS

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Listing Text


7/225 No.1



House, early-to-mid C18. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys.
Ground floor has a window with plain reveals, with a blocked window to its
right. At the left is a door with plain reveals and a flight of stone steps
to a 1st floor door with plain stone surround. On the 1st floor are 2
sashed windows with plain stone surrounds. Chimney on left-hand gable.
Gables have copings with kneelers. Said to have been built as the brew
house for the Ship Inn. Sambo, an African slave buried nearby, is said to
have died here in 1736. Cunliffe, H., The Story of Sunderland Point,
Lancaster, 1984.

Listing NGR: SD4265355999

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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