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Latitude: 53.1963 / 53°11'46"N
Longitude: -2.8808 / 2°52'50"W
OS Eastings: 341255
OS Northings: 366943
OS Grid: SJ412669
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2NQ8
Mapcode Global: WH887.QXDJ
Plus Code: 9C5V54W9+GM
Entry Name: Town Crier Public House and Area Wall and Railings
Listing Date: 10 January 1972
Last Amended: 23 July 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375752
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469731
Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1
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 John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chester
CHESTER CITY (EM)
SJ4166 CITY ROAD
1932-1/6/52 (West side)
10/01/72 Town Crier Public House and area
wall and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Hotel, now public house. 1865. Brick and render. The almost
flat roof is not visible. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 10 windows to Station Road, north, 3 to
quadrant corner and 4 to City Road. Rusticated face to
basement; segmental-headed openings with vermiculated
keystones; 10-pane iron hoppers. Stone segmental-arched bridge
across area to bar and lounge entrance. The ground floor has
round-arched openings separated by Doric pilasters; 2-pane
sashes. 2-panel double doors to bar, 4-panel folding door to
lounge. No area to City Road.
The former hotel, now pub, entrance has double 2-panel doors
in Ionic case with green man and beasts in spandrels; ornate
upper panels to pilasters, keystone and frieze. A continuous
triglyph frieze and modillion cornice at first floor. The
first floor has 2-pane sashes in shouldered architraves.
Frieze-and-cornice parapet. The south face to lawn is brick. A
verandah of 8 cast-iron basket arches with openwork spandrels.
INTERIOR: no features of interest visible.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area before the basement has brick
retaining wall with spearhead railings on stone cap.
The Albion Hotel was built as a humbler subsidiary to the
Queen Hotel (qv), in the same ownership.
Listing NGR: SJ4125566943
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