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25, Sun Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0493 / 54°2'57"N

Longitude: -2.8025 / 2°48'8"W

OS Eastings: 347556

OS Northings: 461777

OS Grid: SD475617

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWM.26

Mapcode Global: WH846.XHN3

Entry Name: 25, Sun Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383338

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 SUN STREET
1685-1/7/305 (East side)
No.25

GV II

Coach house, now part of printing works. Late C18, altered
early C19 and C20. Sandstone ashlar, with coursed rubble to
sides and rear, and slate roof. Double-depth plan with gable
chimney stacks, and a rear extension to the left.
3 storeys and 3 bays, 2 wide ones with a narrow one to the
right. A band between the ground and first floors and stone
gutter-brackets. The ground floor is composed of 2 arched
openings, now blocked and partly glazed, whose imposts form a
broken band and whose keystones rise to meet the band above
the ground floor. To the right is a narrow doorway, now with a
glazed door; the lower face of its lintel is hollowed to give
the appearance of a basket arch. All the windows have plain
reveals but recent joinery. Those above the arches have
concrete lintels. Masonry infill between the windows to the 2
upper windows in the left-hand bay suggests that there may
have been a loading slot here.
INTERIOR: ground floor originally open, with a staircase to
the first floor across the back wall.
HISTORY: marked on the 5 feet to one mile OS map, surveyed in
1845, as a police station, although built as a coach house on
the ground floor.
(Ordnance Survey: Map of Lancaster at Five Feet to One Mile:
Southampton: 1849-).


Listing NGR: SD4757161789

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