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Number 10 and Attached Walls

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1928 / 53°11'34"N

Longitude: -2.8916 / 2°53'29"W

OS Eastings: 340524

OS Northings: 366560

OS Grid: SJ405665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2S32

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K07N

Entry Name: Number 10 and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470014

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

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066NE ABBEY SQUARE
595-1/2/12 (North side)
28/07/55 No.10
and attached walls
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY SQUARE
(North side)
Nos.7-11 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Town house. 1754-60. For Thomas Prescott on a 40-year lease
from the Dean and Chapter of Chester Cathedral. Flemish bond
orange brick with grey slate roof.
3 storeys and cellar. Painted stone plinth; the entrance,
west, has a pair of boot-scrapers by 4 apron steps of stone to
door of 8 fielded panels with overlight of 3 arched panes in
eared architraves of painted stone with pediment on pulvinated
frieze. 2 flush 12-pane sashes to the first storey, 3 similar
sashes to the second storey and 3 of 6 panes in square
openings to the third storey; the windows have moulded sills
of painted stone and wedge lintels with ornate false
keystones. Cornice of painted stone beneath brick parapet with
plain stone coping. Vertical brick joint with No.11 (qv).
The rear fenestration is altered, but with some probably
original flush sashes.
INTERIOR: could not be inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the brick wall to rear of garden has a
probably pre-C18 sandstone plinth and a plain stone coping.


Listing NGR: SJ4052366562

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

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