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Number 1 to 6 Blackfriars Court (Part) and Garden Wall

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

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Latitude: 53.1876 / 53°11'15"N

Longitude: -2.8958 / 2°53'44"W

OS Eastings: 340237

OS Northings: 365984

OS Grid: SJ402659

Mapcode National: GBR 79.35E4

Mapcode Global: WH88F.H48N

Entry Name: Number 1 to 6 Blackfriars Court (Part) and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 20 October 1970

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470031

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


(South side)

Nos.1-6 (consec) Blackfriars Court (part) and garden wall

(Formerly Listed as: BLACKFRIARS No.24 (including No.24A) and Nos.28 and 30)



House. c1855. Converted to flats late C20 with some
alterations to the front and built against to rear. Lined
render on brick; hipped grey slate roof.
2 storeys with symmetrical Italianate double-front to west,
formerly the entrance front to Nun's Road. Former central
doorway glazed, with overlight and landing window above
modified; canted 2-storey bay window to each side has nearly
flush horned sashes of 4 panes to front and of 2 panes to each
canted face; band above second storey sill level; boxed
projecting eaves; rendered chimneys, one on ridge and one set
flush at each side.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the English bond brown brick garden wall
to Nun's Road, the south side of the garden and abutting the
house is stone-capped; the wall, which is of sandstone in the
lower courses facing Black Friars, north, is probably older
than the house.
The building is prominently placed above the City Wall, as
seen across the Roodee. The C20 extensions are not of special

Listing NGR: SJ 40237 65984

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

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