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Latitude: 53.3913 / 53°23'28"N
Longitude: -3.0142 / 3°0'50"W
OS Eastings: 332652
OS Northings: 388756
OS Grid: SJ326887
Mapcode National: GBR 7YD7.70
Mapcode Global: WH87D.N0WY
Entry Name: 94-104, Chester Street
Listing Date: 28 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282587
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389149
Location: Wirral, CH41
Electoral Ward/Division: Birkenhead and Tranmere
Built-Up Area: Birkenhead
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ the King
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ3288NE CHESTER STREET
789-1/14/42 (South side)
28/03/74 Nos.94-104 (Even)
Terrace of 6 shops. c1847. Possibly by Walter Scott.
Ashlar-faced with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys and attic,
14-window range. Italianate style. Curved corner stressed by
pilasters links to Nos. 5-15 Cross Street (q.v.). 5 late C19
shop fronts, those to Nos. 94-98 with shallow canted bay
windows. Upper windows are 12-pane sashes with entablatures
carried on console brackets to first floor, and on rosette
corbels to second storey. Moulded cornice, then 6-pane sash
windows to attic. Tripartite windows in corner bay which has
modillion eaves cornice. Axial stacks. The range formed part
of the Market Cross development carried out by Walter Scott as
a shopping centre and completed in 1847.
(The Buildings of England: Nikolaus Pevsner and Edward
Hubbard: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).
Listing NGR: SJ3265288756
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