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6, Fenton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0476 / 54°2'51"N

Longitude: -2.804 / 2°48'14"W

OS Eastings: 347451

OS Northings: 461596

OS Grid: SD474615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVM.QS

Mapcode Global: WH846.WJXC

Entry Name: 6, Fenton Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383147

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 FENTON STREET
1685-1/6/116 (West side)
No.6

GV II

House, now flats. Early C19 (before 1821). Sandstone ashlar
with coursed rubble to the rear and side. Slate roof with a
coped gable to the left, and gable stacks. Double-depth
single-fronted plan with the doorway in the left-hand bay. 3
storeys above a cellar, and 2 bays with a plinth, a
first-floor sill band, and a prominent moulded cornice. The
entrance has 3 steps enclosed by late C20 small bar railings
with a short frieze of intersecting waves to the front, a
similar restored frieze to the sides, and pineapple heads to
the standards. The doorway has plain reveals under a cornice
on consoles, and an altered panelled door with an overlight.
All the windows have plain reveals and glazing bar sashes. The
left-hand return wall has a tall round-headed stair window
with imposts and keystone, and intersecting glazing bars.
INTERIOR: the dogleg staircase is placed between the front and
back rooms and has an open string, stick balusters and a
mahogany handrail; in the back room the tympanum has a moulded
plaster fan.


Listing NGR: SD4745161596

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