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94-104, Chester Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389149

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

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

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3288NE CHESTER STREET
789-1/14/42 (South side)
28/03/74 Nos.94-104 (Even)

GV II

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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