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13, Abbey Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1927 / 53°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.8901 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 340627

OS Northings: 366551

OS Grid: SJ406665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2SK9

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K0ZQ

Entry Name: 13, Abbey Street

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470026

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 STREET
595-1/2/24 (North side)
28/07/55 No.13
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY STREET
(North side)
Nos.13 AND 15)

GV II

Town house. c1720, with later addition and alterations.
Flemish bond brown brick with grey slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3 storey main block of 2 windows with western 2
storey extension of 2 windows, externally probably late C18,
west, described separately.
The main block has painted stone plinth, rusticated quoins to
south-west corner of first and second storeys, door of 6
fielded panels with pedimented hood on consoles, a flush
12-pane sash west of door and a replaced horned 16-pane sash
east of door, painted second-storey floorband, two 16-pane
sashes east of door, painted third-storey floorband, 2 square
6-pane sashes and a brick parapet with plain stone coping. The
windows have painted stone sills and gauged brick heads.
The west wing has a low plinth of painted stone; flush sashes,
2 of 12 panes to the raised first storey and 2 of 6 panes to
the second storey.
The rear of the main block has flush quoins to north-west
corner, a replaced tripartite sash to the first storey, a
Gothick tripartite sash to the second storey with
'intersecting tracery' glazing bars to each light; a replaced
9-pane sash to the third storey; parapet gable. The rear of
the west wing is irregular; back doorway; a central one-storey
outshut and a 2-storey rear wing, east; a 16-pane sash; a rear
chimney.
INTERIOR: oak cellar door of 2 fielded panels; doors of 4
fielded panels; shutters in embrasures; a good early C18
open-well open-string stair with shaped brackets, 3 turned
balusters per step and heavy oak rail with rose.


Listing NGR: SJ4062766551

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

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