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7, 8 and 9, the Square

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

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Latitude: 53.2822 / 53°16'55"N

Longitude: -2.8264 / 2°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 344997

OS Northings: 376453

OS Grid: SJ449764

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZPH.W4

Mapcode Global: WH87W.KR9P

Plus Code: 9C5V75JF+VC

Entry Name: 7, 8 and 9, the Square

Listing Date: 21 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56318

ID on this website: 101335917

Location: Ince, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Ince

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton-le-Moors with Ince and Elton

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 4476 & 4576
8/57 & 9/57


Nos 7, 8 & 9


Early C19. Late Georgian terrace of 3 cottages originally with symmetrical
4-window front. Central (2-window) cottage altered late C19 to form village
shop and post office. Brown brick; Flemish bond to front. Graded grey Welsh
slate roof; flush verges to sides and rear, flush softwood fascia and barge-
boards to central gable and wings at front. 2 chimneys. Blocked circular
opening in central gable. No 8 retains Georgian sashes front and side. No 9
retains one 12-pane Georgian sash (ground floor) and has small, square 5-light
bay formerly used as shop window. Doors replaced. Upper windows to No 9 and
all windows to No 10 replaced with modern casements in altered openings.
Modern rear extension to No 10. These cottages form part of the late Georgian
formal layout around The Square which marks Edmund Yates's attempt to develop
Ince as a ferry head on the Mersey estuary for passengers and goods to
Liverpool. They are included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ 44997 76453

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