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3, Upper Northgate Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1943 / 53°11'39"N

Longitude: -2.8937 / 2°53'37"W

OS Eastings: 340388

OS Northings: 366735

OS Grid: SJ403667

Mapcode National: GBR 79.2RLL

Mapcode Global: WH887.JZ80

Entry Name: 3, Upper Northgate Street

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469939

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


1932-1/6/277 (West side)


Town house. Dated 1886. By TM Lockwood. Red brick dressed with
terracotta and stone; Westmorland green slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic, asymmetric in Free Style,
double-fronted to Upper Northgate Street, massed to exploit a
prominent street corner. Brick plinth; 5-panel door in case
with brick pilasters, stone imposts and scrolled pediment on
consoles containing a 1-pane fanlight in round brick arch.
Informally disposed fenestration in round-arched and
segmental-arched openings articulated with stringcourses and
pilasters: a ground-floor window to each side of door; a
first-floor round-arched window toward corner; paired
segmental arched windows to first floor and second floor under
a pair of small gables above and north of entrance bay. Pair
of rainwater heads inscribed TN and 1886.
The south front to Canal Street has a secondary door of 6
fielded panels. A broad gable adjoining the corner has large
canted oriel of moulded brick, stone and terracotta to
first-floor drawing room; windows to first and second
landings. Gable has carved stone panel dated 1886, rich
carving in apex and brick dentil cornice to verges. The rear
gable to the main roof has a pair of round-arched narrow
windows above the hipped roof of a lower rear wing.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Chester City Council and Committee: Improvement Committee
Minutes: 6.1.1886).

Listing NGR: SJ4038866735

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

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