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Number 32 Row number 34 Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1894 / 53°11'21"N

Longitude: -2.8917 / 2°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 340514

OS Northings: 366181

OS Grid: SJ405661

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.302M

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K368

Entry Name: Number 32 Row number 34 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470065

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


595-1/4/46 (West side)
10/01/72 No.34 Street and No.32 Row
(Formerly Listed as:
No.34 Street & No.32 Row)


Shop at street level and a town house at Row level and above,
now an office at street level, a shop at Row level and
accommodation. Probably 1770s. Flemish bond brown brickwork
with slate roof at right angle to street, hipped to front.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys including street and Row levels. Modern
office front to street; end piers to Row of painted brick;
plain cast-iron stick balusters and rail to Row front;
cast-iron Tuscan central column; stallboard 1.87m from front
to back and Row walk have surfaces covered; outer face of
6-panel shop door is covered; 20-pane sash with shutters on
gudgeon hinges; ceiling to stallboard and Row walk plastered;
plain bressumer. 2 flush sashes of 12 panes with painted sills
and rusticated lintels with keystone to the third storey and 2
similar sashes of 9 panes to the fourth storey; modillion
cornice; brick chimney on north wall. To the rear only the
upper storey is visible, with a flush 6-pane sash and, south,
a former loading door; coped gable.
INTERIOR: the undercroft was lined c1987, with no features of
interest visible. The Row storey has an altered door from
passage to stair hall, now 3-panel and part glazed; a similar
door to the front room which has a cast-iron grate, a built-in
dresser with double door to cupboard beneath a range of shaped
shelves in a round-arched front; dado panelling; moulded
plaster overmantel; festoon frieze at head of north wall;
cornice. The stair has panelled dado, door of 6 fielded panels
to rear room (not inspected), open-well open-string stair with
shaped brackets, curtail step, 3 plinthed and tapered square
balusters per step, a few replaced, and a swept rail. The
altered third storey has panelled dado, fluted window
architraves and a good doorcase with fluted and eared
architrave and entablature on consoles with carved frieze and
moulded cornice; dentils. The stair to the third storey, of 3
flights, has fretted brackets, square plinthed and fluted
newels, 3 plinthed and fluted square balusters per step and
swept rail. The fourth storey is largely renewed.
(Chester Rows Research Project: Harris R: Archive, Bridge
Street West: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SJ4051466181

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

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