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4, Duke Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1868 / 53°11'12"N

Longitude: -2.8893 / 2°53'21"W

OS Eastings: 340675

OS Northings: 365889

OS Grid: SJ406658

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.36P3

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L5C8

Entry Name: 4, Duke Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470201

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 John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NE DUKE STREET
595-1/6/147 (South side)
10/01/72 No.4

GV II

Town house. Earliest visible features probably C17, altered
C18 and internally C20. Brown brick, Flemish bond to front;
grey slate roof, ridge parallel with front.
EXTERIOR: cellar and 3 storeys, double fronted with 2 windows
to each storey. 2 stone apron steps and one repaired flush
step to replaced 4-panel door and overlight with repaired flat
hood on 2 shaped brackets. Flush sashes with lead apron sills
and gauged brick cambered heads, of 16 panes to first and
second storeys and 12 panes in 8 and 4-pane leafs to third
storey. A 3-course floor band to each upper storey. Parapet on
band of one course oversailing 2 courses; moulded stone
cornice; old brick chimney on west gable and chimney rebuilt
above ridge level on east gable. Unbroken vertical joints at
centre and near ends of second and third storeys suggest
fenestration replaced by present mid C18 sashes. Rear windows
renewed.
INTERIOR: rock-cut and brick cellar has some close studding in
east wall. First-storey front room has early C18 panelling,
one row beneath dado rail and a tall row above it; remnant of
round archway to rear; rear west room has corner fireplace;
former inglenook with oak bressumer; corner fireplaces with
C19 cast-iron grates upstairs. Stair and doors renewed.

Listing NGR: SJ4067565889

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

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