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Number 9 Row number 9 Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1901 / 53°11'24"N

Longitude: -2.8913 / 2°53'28"W

OS Eastings: 340542

OS Northings: 366256

OS Grid: SJ405662

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.305N

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K2DR

Entry Name: Number 9 Row number 9 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470044

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

Church of England Parish: Chester, St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066SE BRIDGE STREET AND ROW
595-1/4/57 (East side)
10/01/72 No.9 Street and No.9 Row
(Formerly Listed as:
BRIDGE STREET
No.9 Street & No.9 Row)

GV II

Undercroft and town house, now undercroft shop, Row shop and
storage. Medieval, late C17 to early C18, c1840 and C20.
Sandstone, rendered brick, grey slate roof having ridge
parallel with street.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys including undercroft and Row; one bay.
Modern shopfront to street; sandstone end piers continuous
through undercroft and Row storeys. Cast-iron railing to Row
front with ornate spear-heads; cast-iron central column;
boarded sloped stallboard 2.03m from front to back; flagged
Row walk; altered shopfront; shop fascia hides Row-front
bressumer. Each rendered brick upper storeys has 2 recessed
sashes, of 4 panes with painted stone sillband to the third
storey, 16 panes with painted stone sills to the fourth storey
and with painted stone sills, 8 pane lower leaves and 4-pane
upper leaves to the fifth storey; the lintels are not
expressed; moulded eaves cornice; coped gables.
INTERIOR: in the undercroft most surfaces are lined, but some
medieval stonework is visible in the rear wall. At Row level
surfaces are covered and the stair replaced. The third storey
has 2 probably late C17 chamfered cross-beams with lambs
tongue stops, painted, and one covered beam; a damaged reeded
plaster cornice; the rear room has similar stop-chamfered
beams; the ceiling panels have reeded margins and moulded
fleur-de-lys at corners; the stone hearth-base of the corner
fireplace in the room above is visible. A damaged open-well
closed-string oak stair to the fourth and fifth storeys has
square newels, some altered, 2 substantial barleysugar
balusters per step, broad boards on quarter landings and
moulded rail altered in parts. The fourth storey front room
has a Classical corner fireplace with pilasters and a damaged
overmantel panel; the middle and back rooms have corner
fireplaces. The fifth storey has a painted oak door of 7
roughly-fielded panels, probably late C17, to the front room
which has a stone fireplace and mantel.
The interior suggests a medieval undercroft to a town house
substantially rebuilt c1700 and refronted c1840.

Listing NGR: SJ4054266256

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

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