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Bishops House

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

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Latitude: 53.1929 / 53°11'34"N

Longitude: -2.8912 / 2°53'28"W

OS Eastings: 340551

OS Northings: 366568

OS Grid: SJ405665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2S6X

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K0FL

Entry Name: Bishops House

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470019

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


595-1/2/16 (North East side)
10/01/72 Bishop's House


Deanery now Bishop's house. Probably mid C18, added to and
altered. Flemish bond brown brick with Westmorland green slate
EXTERIOR: basement and 2 storeys. The 5-window front is
symmetrically disposed. Large added flat-roofed vestibule has
a stone step to replaced double glazed doors with overlight in
painted stone case with architrave, frieze, cornice and
top-hamper; replaced glazing in window under wedge lintel to
each side; cornice and parapet of one course of painted stone;
9-pane sash in return. West of the porch basement of painted
stone has replaced small-pane double doors. The first storey
has 2 tripartite recessed sashes of 4;12;4 panes west of the
porch and a similar window east of porch plus a projecting
brick bay with triple sash to front and a 12-pane sash in each
return; painted stone cornice to flat roof. The second storey
has, from west-east, a tripartite 4;12;4 pane sash, a 12-pane
sash, a tripartite 4;12;4 pane sash in the projecting gabled
central bay above the porch, with recessed stone coat-of-arms
above the window, and two 12-pane sashes. A canted brick bay
on the east end has a small-pane basement window in each
oblique side and 3 recessed 12-pane sashes to each main
A projecting rear wing, west, has 2 arched small-paned
basement openings, 3 flush 12-pane sashes to each upper storey
and a pair of coped gables; another wing with miscellaneous
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ4055166568

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

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