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Number 6 Row number 8 Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1902 / 53°11'24"N

Longitude: -2.8912 / 2°53'28"W

OS Eastings: 340551

OS Northings: 366274

OS Grid: SJ405662

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.306Q

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K2GM

Entry Name: Number 6 Row number 8 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470205

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


595-1/4/171 (South side)
10/01/72 No.8 Street and No.6 Row
(Formerly Listed as:
No.8 Street and No.6 Row)


Undercroft and town house, rebuilt early C19 as undercroft
shop, Row shop and accommodation, now shop and storage. Ashlar
yellow sandstone with hipped grey slate roof, ridge parallel
with front.
The shopfront to the street has a round arch to each side of a
broader segmental arch, all stop-chamfered; a shaped 1-pane
glazed door in the west arch; 1-pane windows in the other
arches. The tall Row-opening has ornate panelled cast-iron
railing, painted end-piers perhaps of stone with inset wooden
panels, sloped boarded stallboard 1.5m from front to back,
covered Row walk and modern shopfront of no interest;
cornices; ceiling covered. Painted timber entablature over Row
opening has lion-heads at corners of frieze and dentils to
cornice; the ashlar stonework is exposed to each side of
pilastered front, and to the third and fourth storeys. The
third storey has 3 altered sashes in recessed architraves; the
fourth storey has 3 recessed 12-pane sashes in simple openings
with deep sills on cyma corbels; stone cornice and parapet
course. Brick lateral chimney, set back west.
INTERIOR: 5 steps down to undercroft; masonry in cupboard
behind shop-window, east, may indicate medieval party wall.
Other surfaces in shop at undercroft and Row levels are

Listing NGR: SJ4055166274

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

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