Piers And Low Wall Around Castle Precinct To South Of Castle

Date:
20 Aug 2000
Location:
Piers And Low Wall Around Castle Precinct To South Of Castle, Castle Park, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YQ
Reference:
IOE01/02662/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LANCASTER

SD4761NW CASTLE PARK 1685-1/6/60 (North side) Piers and low wall around Castle precinct to south of Castle

GV II

Set of 12 piers and a dwarf wall, originally supporting railings. Early C19. Sandstone ashlar. Octagonal in plan, with a faceted pointed cap above a pronounced string course. Near the centre of the south side a pair of piers originally flanked an iron gate. HISTORY: placed to demarcate the boundary of the Castle Park which was laid out on and near the castle ditch. Not marked on Binns' map of 1821, but clearly shown on the 5 feet to the mile Ordnance Survey map surveyed in 1845. (Ordnance Survey: Map of Lancaster at Five Feet to One Mile: Southampton: 1849-).

Listing NGR: SD4731761798

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1779 IOE Records taken by Charles Satterly; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Charles Satterly. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Satterly, Charles

Rights Holder: Satterly, Charles

Keywords

Ashlar, Sandstone, Georgian Gate Pier, Victorian Unassigned, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Boundary Wall, Boundary