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Prospect House

A Grade II Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.0213 / 53°1'16"N

Longitude: -2.767 / 2°46'1"W

OS Eastings: 348646

OS Northings: 347382

OS Grid: SJ486473

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FLCL

Mapcode Global: WH898.GBL5

Entry Name: Prospect House

Listing Date: 28 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55613

Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Malpas

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 44 NE
(West Side)
2/70 Prospect House

House, probably 1830's, extended and converted to doctor's house with
surgery and dispensary early C20, of Flemish bond brown brickwork with
truncated pyramidal roof of graded grey slate. 3 storeys; 3 windows;
symmetrical front. Early C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension to
front contains porch with attached bay window of 3 12-pane sashes to
each side. Door has ornate leaded glazing to upper panel and 2
side-lights; rectangular 3-pane overlight; 3 stone steps with
urn-topped iron rails. Upper storeys have 12-pane flush sashes with
shouldered wedge lintels and projecting cills of stone. Dentilled
eaves. Square flat platform at centre of roof (former iron railing
and small glazed chamber, whence the Prospect, are removed).
Vigorously expressed Edwardian surgery/dispensary wing of brown and
red brick at rear. A small early C20 extension against right end.
Interior: Oak stair of 1 flight per storey with winders at head,
swept rails and curtails, stick balusters. 6-panel doors in lower 2
storeys, 5-panel in upper storey; 2 broad-boarded doors. The
Edwardian extension has a good stair; 3 round arches of slender,
square classical posts carry a "bridge" landing; all of polished
hardwood. Dispensary retains Edwardian fittings, including a
medicine-lift, a good and now rare example.

Listing NGR: SJ4864647382

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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