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30, 32 and 34, Love Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1906 / 53°11'26"N

Longitude: -2.8848 / 2°53'5"W

OS Eastings: 340977

OS Northings: 366311

OS Grid: SJ409663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2V2K

Mapcode Global: WH88F.N2HB

Entry Name: 30, 32 and 34, Love Street

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469850

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, 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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Listing Text


SJ4066
1932-1/6/191

CHESTER CITY (EM)
LOVE STREET
(West side)

Nos.30, 32 AND 34

II

GV

Row of 3 cottages. 1898. Built for the Chester Cottage
Improvement Company. Stone-dressed brown brick with blue
diapering; grey slate roof, main ridge parallel with front.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3 adjoining gables to front. 3 doors,
each with one step, have 4 tall, narrow panels beneath a
cross-panel with leaded glazing; ornate stone lintels, that to
No.32 dated 1898; a stone-mullioned flush-quoined 3-light
leaded casement to each cottage. Brick band at first floor;
stone quoins and mullions to leaded casements, one of 3-lights
and one of one light to each cottage; cast-iron rainwater
pipes with ornate heads. Bargeboards to front gables; central
gable has terracotta panel inscribed "C : CI : C". A shaped
brick chimney in front of ridge and a simple chimney behind
ridge above each party wall.
The left end has a one-light leaded window to the first floor.
The rear, with boarded doors to yards, one-storey rear wings,
is simply detailed, with wood casements.
INTERIORS not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: at the turn of the C19/C20 the Chester
Cottage Improvement Company attempted philanthropically to
provide model dwellings for working people, a task which the
City Council did not have the resources to undertake until
after 1918. During the C19 cottages in Love Street had been
some of the worst in Chester. See also Priory Place Nos 1-5
(qv).
(Bartholomew City Guides: Harris B: Chester: Edinburgh: 1979-:
160-161).


Listing NGR: SJ 40977 66311

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