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Town Crier Public House and Area Wall and Railings

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Description


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:
CITY ROAD
Albion Hotel)

II

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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