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15, Abbey Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1927 / 53°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.8899 / 2°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 340642

OS Northings: 366553

OS Grid: SJ406665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2SMW

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L02P

Entry Name: 15, Abbey Street

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470027

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


595-1/2/25 (North side)
28/07/55 No.15
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.13 AND 15)


Town house. Origin probably C17, altered and added to early
and late C18. By leaseholder from Dean and Chapter of Chester
Cathedral. Brown brick, Flemish bond to front; grey slate
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys of 3 windows to the almost symmetrical
front. Painted stone plinth; door of 6 fielded panels with
plain overlight in painted stone case with pilasters
overlapping architrave, plain frieze and modillion cornice.
Windows have painted stone sills and wedge lintels to flush
sashes, 2 of 16 panes to first storey, 3 of 16 panes to second
storey and 3 of 8 panes to third storey, replaced and horned;
painted stone eaves cornice.
The east side is of irregular bond brickwork, probably in part
C17. A diminishing projecting gable stack; one replaced flush
12-pane sash per storey; plinth of squared rubble sandstone;
flush sandstone quoins to north-east corner of older part;
brick rear wing has replaced 12-pane horned sash to first
storey, a Gothick-arched fixed light with 'intersecting
tracery' glazing bars to second storey and a replaced 9-pane
sash to the third storey.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but likely to have features of

Listing NGR: SJ4064266553

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

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