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Numbers 1, 1a, 1b, 2 and 3 Sandown Terrace and Area Railings and Walls

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1921 / 53°11'31"N

Longitude: -2.8759 / 2°52'33"W

OS Eastings: 341577

OS Northings: 366468

OS Grid: SJ415664

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2XLT

Mapcode Global: WH88F.S1Q6

Plus Code: 9C5V54RF+RM

Entry Name: Numbers 1, 1a, 1b, 2 and 3 Sandown Terrace and Area Railings and Walls

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469685

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Boughton

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description


CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 BOUGHTON
1932-1/6/5 (South side)
10/01/72 Nos.1, 1A, 1B, 2 and 3 Sandown
Terrace and area railings and walls
(Formerly Listed as:
BOUGHTON
Nos 1-5 (consec) Sandown Terrace)

II

Terrace of 3 town houses, now houses and flats (Nos 1-5 in the
1972 list now renumbered). Mid C19. Flemish bond brown brick,
stucco, grey slate roof. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys to entrance front, 3 storeys to gardens,
south, with a tower one storey higher at each end; 11 windows
to front, including towers. The ground floor has 3 projecting
Roman Doric porches, the central one in a slightly projecting
bay and with paired columns; full entablatures. Banded stucco
quoins to porch bays, party-lines and corners; 4-panel doors
with plain fanlights; round-arched 11-pane recessed sashes,
two between each pair of porches and one in each end-bay of
main block; ground floor of each end-tower altered; inserted
doorway in place of triple window on right tower; carport
porch roof in front of left tower, recessed from main block.
Cornice band at first floor with stucco to sillband above,
having balustraded panels beneath each 12-pane sash. All
sashes have stucco architraves, the 3 above porches with
ornate entablatures. The towers, set well back, have
pilastered tripartite 3-pane sashes with shell tympana.
Pediment to external bay; frieze and cornice on brackets to
main block; at base 4 chimneys with stucco cornices; quintuple
pilastered round-arched 3-pane sash to second floor of each
tower. Architraves to brick panels of sash size in ends.
The south face to the gardens has cast-iron verandah with
balcony to first floor. Central element of 4 windows, the
first and fourth set back from the second and third; a
projecting 2-bay pavilion to each side; the end-towers
recessed. The ground floor is altered; French windows and
sashes to upper storeys detailed similarly to the front.
INTERIOR not inspected. Nos 1, 1A and 1B are altered, but
stairs and other elements of the original design are noted to
be present in Nos 2 and 3.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the ground floor to the gardens forms a
basement to the front, with 2 external stairs of stone to
areas with cast-iron area front rails and simple rails to
stairs; stucco basement walls.


Listing NGR: SJ4157766468

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