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Numbers 25 and 27 Street numbers 29 and 31 Row

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

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Latitude: 53.1897 / 53°11'22"N

Longitude: -2.8911 / 2°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 340556

OS Northings: 366218

OS Grid: SJ405662

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.306W

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K3H0

Entry Name: Numbers 25 and 27 Street numbers 29 and 31 Row

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470059

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


595-1/4/64 (East side)
10/01/72 Nos.25 & 27 Street and Nos.29 & 31
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.25 & 27 Street & Nos.29 & 31 Row)


Undercroft and town house, now undercroft office, Row shop and
storage. The present front c1800, altered 1930s office front
to street. Sandstone and Flemish bond brown brick; roof not
EXTERIOR: 12 concrete-repaired sandstone steps to Row, north;
painted stone end-piers, partly covered, through undercroft
and Row; cast-iron railing to Row-front and return to steps
has central rail intersecting figures of 8 on alternate
balusters; plain top rail; cast-iron Roman Doric central
column; sloped boarded stallboard 1.74m from front to back;
terrazzo-tiled Row walk; modern shopfront; plaster ceiling; a
fascia covers the Row-top bressumer. The brick upper storeys
have painted stone sills and wedge lintels; the third storey
recessed north sash has glazing-bars removed; an inserted
5-light large-pane mullioned and transomed canted oriel,
south, on timber sub-panels, has dentilled sill on 3 shaped
brackets and dentilled cornice to flat roof; the fourth storey
has a dual sash with glazing bars removed, north, and a now
4-pane sash, south; a lead rainwater pipe and head, south;
painted stone cornice and low parapet; a lateral south chimney
at back.
INTERIOR: the undercroft, lowered and altered for newspaper
press, has 2 cast-iron Roman Doric columns, timber beams and
joists. the Row and upper storeys are largely lined and
display no features of special interest.
(Chester Rows Research Project: Harris R: Archive, Bridge
Street East: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SJ4055666218

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

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