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40 and 42, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.047 / 54°2'49"N

Longitude: -2.8016 / 2°48'5"W

OS Eastings: 347608

OS Northings: 461524

OS Grid: SD476615

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWN.70

Mapcode Global: WH846.YJ1V

Entry Name: 40 and 42, King Street

Listing Date: 18 February 1970

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383175

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 Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


LANCASTER

SD4761NE KING STREET
1685-1/7/141 (West side)
18/02/70 Nos.40 AND 42
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.40)
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
No.42)

GV II

House, now shop and flats. Mid C18, altered C19. Coursed
squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and chamfered
quoins. Composition tile roof, brick chimney stacks.
Double-depth 2-unit plan.
3 storeys and 4 bays, with cellar to the right-hand half,
formerly symmetrical. The ground floor has a central doorway
with shouldered architrave, pulvinated frieze, and segmental
pediment on carved brackets, to the left, an inserted shop
window and doorway under a fascia and blind-box, and to the
right, a shuttered cellar opening and a pair of windows. Both
upper floors have 4 windows similarly arranged in pairs, and
all these windows have moulded architraves, and are sashed
without glazing bars. Moulded cornice, gable chimney stacks.
To rear a central giant elliptical-arched stair-window with
keystone, now mostly blocked but with a 2-light window on each
floor.


Listing NGR: SD4760861524

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