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Numbers 2 and 4 and Railings to Areas

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1941 / 53°11'38"N

Longitude: -2.8933 / 2°53'35"W

OS Eastings: 340418

OS Northings: 366704

OS Grid: SJ404667

Mapcode National: GBR 79.2ZNP

Mapcode Global: WH887.JZG7

Entry Name: Numbers 2 and 4 and Railings to Areas

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469938

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


CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4066 UPPER NORTHGATE STREET
1932-1/6/281 (East side)
10/01/72 Nos.2 AND 4
and railings to areas

GV II

Pair of town houses, now offices. c1800, altered late C19 and
late C20. Flemish bond brown brick with pale headers; slate
roof, ridge parallel with front.
EXTERIOR: basement and 3 storeys. Painted stone plinth; an
unequal 12-pane sash and a replaced window to basements;
wrought-iron railings to areas with moulded square iron posts
at inner corners. 6 stone steps to paired doors of 6 fielded
panels in round-arched recessed porches with 1-pane fanlights.
The ground floor has a recessed sash with one bar in upper
leaf, to each side of entrances. The first floor has four
12-pane sashes; the second floor has 9-pane sashes, one having
an inserted upper hopper. Cornice and 1-course stone parapet.
Pair of flush lateral chimneys on each gable; the south gable
has a replaced 4-pane casement, the north gable a sash.
The rear has 2 recessed 16-pane sashes to ground floor and
first floor, a 12-pane unequal sash and an altered sash to the
second floor. A central projecting extension in timber on
cast-iron columns to the upper storeys, probably late C19.
INTERIORS: flat-ceiled basements with exposed beams; stone
steps. Upper storeys have architraves to windows and doors,
some with corner roses; cornices; dogleg stair with open
string, shaped brackets, stick balusters and swept rail. The
interior was altered and doors removed on conversion to
offices 1980s by C Stananought.

Listing NGR: SJ4041866703

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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