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Former Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.051 / 54°3'3"N

Longitude: -2.8047 / 2°48'16"W

OS Eastings: 347411

OS Northings: 461968

OS Grid: SD474619

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVL.LL

Mapcode Global: WH846.WFLS

Entry Name: Former Vicarage

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383264

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 PRIORY CLOSE
1685-1/6/232 Former Vicarage

GV II

Former vicarage for the Priory Church of St Mary (qv), now an
office. 1848 altered C20. In an Elizabethan vernacular style.
Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings, and steeply-pitched
slate roofs with coped gables and kneelers. Double-depth plan
with 2 parallel ridges and, to the front, 2 cross-wings,
between which is the entrance, with a narrow one-bay extension
to the right which has a slightly more projecting cross-wing;
prominent chimney stacks on the outer wall of all the
cross-wings.
2 storeys, plus cellars and attics, with a string course above
the ground floor, and 5 unequal bays. The gabled porch has
cross-windows in the sides and a Tudor-arched doorway under a
shield bearing the coat of arms of the Borough of Lancaster.
Above the porch is a bas-relief carved with a branch and a
scroll bearing the name of the builder, Joseph Turner, Vicar.
In the centre of the first floor is a 4-light mullioned and
transomed window under a relieving arch. This window is
repeated, but without the relieving arch, in a taller version
which projects slightly on both floors of the right-hand
cross-wing, while the left-hand cross-wing has a 5-light
mullioned and transomed window in a canted bay on both the
ground and first floors. The attics are lit, in the
cross-wings, by 2-light windows and, above the entrance, by a
2-light gabled dormer.
The cross-wing on the far right has mullioned and transomed
windows, of 4 lights on the ground floor and 3 lights on the
first floor, both set under relieving arches. The garden front
includes a projecting central gabled wing with a 2-storey
mullioned and transomed canted bay window.


Listing NGR: SD4741161968

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