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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
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
CHESTER CITY (IM)
SJ4066NE ABBEY STREET
595-1/2/24 (North side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.13 AND 15)
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
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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