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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1219861



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 383045

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SD45NE ASHTON ROAD 1685-1/2/11 (East side) 30/11/70 Lodge to Royal Albert Hospital


Gateway and lodge. c1873. Designed by Paley and Austin. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings, 2 bands of red sandstone, and green slate roof. Gothic Revival style. Main part of gateway is taller, with a wide pointed arch over the carriageway, chamfered in 2 orders, and a smaller roll-moulded pedestrian arch to the right. Both have wrought-iron gates. On the 1st floor are 3 trefoiled single-light windows under a hipped roof with lead finials and crested ridge tiles. Chimney to right with 2 bands of red sandstone. To its right is a part of the lodge which has lower eaves above a stone canted bay window which has 3 mullioned lights to the front and one to each side, all with shouldered arches. The right-hand gable is coped. Above the carriageway between the wide arches is a beamed timber floor. The lodge is entered from the walkway, which is separated from the carriageway by 2 chamfered pointed arches. The right-hand gable wall has a 2-light stair window towards the right, with a quatrefoil below a pointed relieving arch, and a 2-light window to the left lighting the upper storey. HISTORY: built as the gateway to the Royal Albert Idiot Asylum, now the Royal Albert Hospital (qv), which was completed in 1873.

Listing NGR: SD4753159935

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National Grid Reference: SD 47531 59935


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