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Barrel Well House

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

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Latitude: 53.1912 / 53°11'28"N

Longitude: -2.8717 / 2°52'18"W

OS Eastings: 341851

OS Northings: 366367

OS Grid: SJ418663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2YS9

Mapcode Global: WH88F.V1PW

Plus Code: 9C5V54RH+F8

Entry Name: Barrel Well House

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469688

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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Listing Text


SJ4166 BOUGHTON, Barrel Well Hill
1932-1/6/7 (South West side)
Barrel Well House


Detached house, now with flats. c1840. Brick, now
pebbledashed; slate roof.
2 storeys to entrance front, 3 to garden; 7 windows. Flush
end-gable chimneys and one ridge chimney towards right. The
north-east, entrance, front has a projecting central wing.
Door of 6 tall, narrow fielded panels in substantial case with
pilasters and entablature; altered fenestration includes
several flush 12-pane sashes with rendered architraves.
The south-west garden face, prominent from the Dee and meadows
beyond, has verandah to ground floor and continuous balcony
under hipped canopy to first floor, on slender columns. The
wall-face behind verandah has some alterations; probably
formerly with central French window and three 12-pane sashes
to each side, now replaced 1-pane glazed door with 12-pane
margined window in small projection left with 2 sashes to left
and 3 to right of door. The first floor has 7 full-height
15-pane sashes with architraves; fretted segmental-arched
heads to front of balcony; simple railings. Sillband and seven
12-pane sashes to second floor.
INTERIORS not inspected.
This building was probably formed from 2 detached mid C19
houses united and remodelled later C19.
(Ordnance Survey: 1:2500 Plan of Chester, 1st Edition: 1875-).

Listing NGR: SJ4185166367

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

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