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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: 1298382



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: 13-Mar-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 383050

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SD4861 BALMORAL ROAD 1685-1/5/14 (North side) St Walburga's Convent


Roman Catholic convent. 1851-3. Designed by EG Paley. Gothic Revival style. Snecked sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Main building L-plan with cross-wing at left, with a rear corridor connecting with the Convent Chapel of St Peter's Cathedral, St Peter's Road (qv). 2 storeys. The windows all have chamfered mullions and the heads of the lights are either trefoiled or have shouldered arches. Main range of 3 bays, with a single-storey canted bay window in the central bay, and a 4-light window to right. The upper windows are through-eaves coped gabled dormers of 2, 3 and 2 lights. The moulded pointed doorway is in the left-hand bay. At the left, across the angle with the cross-wing, is a single-light squint window. Chimneys on right-hand gable, which is coped with kneelers, and between 2nd and 3rd bays. The cross-wing gable wall has a string course above 2 windows of 2 lights and a stepped 3-light window below the coped gable. Its left-hand return wall is of 3 bays and includes a single-storey canted bay window, and dormers lighting an attic storey.

Listing NGR: SD4814561490

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National Grid Reference: SD 48145 61490


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