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Northgate House

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

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


1932-1/6/272 (West side)
10/01/72 No.1
Northgate House
(Formerly Listed as:
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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