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Latitude: 53.1919 / 53°11'30"N
Longitude: -2.882 / 2°52'55"W
OS Eastings: 341166
OS Northings: 366450
OS Grid: SJ411664
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2VVM
Mapcode Global: WH88F.P1TC
Entry Name: 142, Foregate Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1972
Last Amended: 23 July 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375814
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469793
Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City
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 FOREGATE STREET
1932-1/6/110 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Chester City police station, now County Council occupational
health unit. 1884. By John Douglas. For Chester City Council.
Stone-banded red Ruabon brick; grey slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. The front to Foregate Street,
in Douglas's Flemish manner, is expressed as a single bay
under a broad stepped gable. 2 steps to boarded oak door in
basket archway of moulded brick. Sashes with 1-pane lower
leafs and 8-pane upper leafs in 3 basket-arches with
pilasters, voussoirs and stone sills left of door; an altered
casement in unaltered opening with moulded brick ogee head,
right of door. Moulded brick first-floor string. The first and
second floors have 6 cross-windows with ogee heads, lower
lights of 6 panes, upper lights leaded; moulded brick mullions
and shafts; stone sillbands, transoms and second floor band;
attic windows in gable of 1;2;2;1 lights of 6 panes in ornate
moulded brick surround dated 1884; two small 1-pane lights to
upper attic. The stepped stone-capped gable has cyma, quadrant
and square steps; crowned by police force's cartouche. Tall
shaped chimney east of ridge.
The west side was rebuilt when road junction was widened.
INTERIOR: plan is largely intact, but without features of
Listing NGR: SJ4116666450
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