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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
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
CHESTER CITY (EM)
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
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