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117, Foregate Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1919 / 53°11'30"N

Longitude: -2.8838 / 2°53'1"W

OS Eastings: 341048

OS Northings: 366454

OS Grid: SJ410664

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2VC4

Mapcode Global: WH88F.N1ZC

Plus Code: 9C5V54R8+QF

Entry Name: 117, Foregate Street

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469790

ID on this website: 101375811

Location: Newtown, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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1932-1/6/120 (North side)


Shop and accommodation. 1889. By John Douglas. For the first
Duke of Westminster. Converted and attached to adjoining new
offices 1990 by Stananought. Ruabon red brick with stone
dressings and blue brick diapering; red clay tile roof. With
No.113 Foregate Street (qv), expressed as a lodge to Parker's
Buildings Foregate Street (qv).
The front to ground floor refaced 1990; flush sandstone bands
to upper storeys; attached stone shaft to each side of central
windows; the first floor has a 3-light mullioned and transomed
casement with a 1-light transomed casement to each side. The
second floor has a 3-light casement. Shaped front gable with
moulded cornice and finial.
The left side to the forecourt of No.115, Parker's Buildings,
has sandstone quoins, stone-mullioned and transomed windows, 2
projecting shaped gables and 2 chimneys with detached circular
spiral-moulded flues of shaped Ruabon bricks. Near the rear
corner a 9-panel door on strap hinges in case dated 1889. Rear
gable with projecting chimney. The right side is built
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Hubbard E: The Work of John Douglas: London: 1991-: 167, 258,

Listing NGR: SJ4104866454

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