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24 and 26, Commonhall Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1894 / 53°11'21"N

Longitude: -2.8928 / 2°53'34"W

OS Eastings: 340441

OS Northings: 366184

OS Grid: SJ404661

Mapcode National: GBR 79.35TN

Mapcode Global: WH88F.J3P8

Entry Name: 24 and 26, Commonhall Street

Listing Date: 2 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470173

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)

SJ4066SW COMMONHALL STREET
595-1/3/141 (North side)
02/08/93 Nos.24 AND 26

GV II

Handed pair of cottages. 1889. By TM Lockwood. For staff of
Browns of Chester department store, probably at the expense of
Charles Brown. Flemish bond brown brick with moulded hard red
brick dressings; red clay tile roof.
2 storeys. Plinth and moulded upper storey band. Each cottage
has a framed and boarded door, part glazed, and a mullioned
casement of 3 arched metal 3-pane lights in the lower storey;
the door of No.26 is angled, at the corner with Old Hall
Place, the upper storey providing a triangular canopy on
timber brackets; the upper storey of each cottage has a timber
oriel of three 8-pane lights under a timber-framed dormer
gable; a shaped brick central ridge chimney. The gable-end of
No.26 to Old Hall Place has a mullioned window of two 3-pane
metal lights to each storey; the gabled rear wing has a framed
and boarded back door with an overlight protected by a
scrolled wrought-iron screen. Rear offices.
INTERIORS not inspected.
(Improvement Committee Minutes: Chester City Council:
17/7/1889).

Listing NGR: SJ4044166184

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