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Latitude: 53.1938 / 53°11'37"N
Longitude: -2.8937 / 2°53'37"W
OS Eastings: 340386
OS Northings: 366675
OS Grid: SJ403666
Mapcode National: GBR 79.2ZHM
Mapcode Global: WH887.JZ8F
Entry Name: Northgate House
Listing Date: 10 January 1972
Last Amended: 23 July 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375958
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469937
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 Oswald and St Thomas of Canterbury
Church of England Diocese: Chester
CHESTER CITY (EM)
SJ4066 UPPER NORTHGATE STREET
1932-1/6/272 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
UPPER NORTHGATE STREET
Building adjoining City Walls (part
of the Hospital of St John))
Toll cottage, house and workshop on site of former City gaol,
now house. c1800 with possibly earlier lower walling. Coursed
red sandstone, brick and render; hipped grey slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: partly one storey, partly 2 storeys, the 2-storey
block of 3 windows. The south face to the City wall has 2
doors, that to west of 6 panels, that to east of 4 fielded
panels; two C20 inserted windows between doors; square bay
west of west door. The single-storey east wing, of 2 dates,
has a 16-pane flush sash and a projecting gabled porch with 2
stone steps to 5-panel door with 2-pane sidelights and 3-pane
overlight. The first floor of the main block has 3 recessed
16-pane sashes with painted stone sills and simple lintels.
The long workshop wing, west, is partly stone-walled. The
lower, outer portion of the east wing appears to have been a
toll-cottage; its east end to Upper Northgate Street has an
almost full-width canted bay window with replaced large panes.
2 chimneys north of main block ridge; 2 blocked chimneys on
ridge of east wing. The north face to the canal has lower
walling of stone, an unequal 12-pane flush sash to lodge, a
6-pane sash and 4 replaced windows to main block. Stone plinth
with stringcourse, 5 windows with vertical bars and a stone
west gable chimney to workshop.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ4038666675
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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