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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
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
CHESTER CITY (IM)
SJ4066NE ABBEY SQUARE
595-1/2/12 (North side)
and attached walls
(Formerly Listed as:
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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