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Number 10 Street numbers 8 and 10 Row

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

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Latitude: 53.1902 / 53°11'24"N

Longitude: -2.8911 / 2°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 340558

OS Northings: 366276

OS Grid: SJ405662

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.306P

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K2JM

Entry Name: Number 10 Street numbers 8 and 10 Row

Listing Date: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470206

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


595-1/4/172 (South side)
No.10 Street and Nos.8 & 10 Row


Undercroft shop, Row shop and accommodation, now storage.
Probably c1860 in the manner of James Harrison. Sandstone and
timber framing, probably in part false, with plaster panels;
grey slate roof, ridge parallel with front. Proto Vernacular
Revival style.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, including undercroft and Row levels, plus
attics. Modern shopfront to street. Ornate cast-iron Row-front
railing, having panels with ornamented circles in squares;
sloping stallboard 1.82m from front to back and Row walk have
surfaces covered; painted stone cross-walls at ends of
stallboard; modern shopfront of no interest; panelled plaster
ceiling; painted brackets, probably of stone. The Row-top
bressumer has stop-chamfered arrises comparable with those by
James Harrison at Nos 40 & 51 Bridge Street Row (qv). The
third storey has shaped brackets surmounted by brattishing
beneath a pair of jettied 5-light mullioned casements with 2
transoms; quatrefoil and hollow-lozenge features. The fourth
storey has 2 ornate canted 6-light oriels on large moulded
corbels, with ornate sub-panels and corner colonnettes in C13
manner; blank tracery above upper lights; zig-zag-braced
panels between and to sides of oriels; above each oriel a
coved jetty and quatrefoil and trefoil panelling beneath a
5-light stepped casement with ogee heads to the side and upper
lights and spirally-moulded corner colonnettes on carved
corbels in dormer gables, with deep, moulded bargeboards. The
upper attic has a steep gabled lucarne with one ogee-headed
The west end-gable is of brown brick diapered in blue-black
and white brick.
INTERIOR: the only visible features of special interest are
some architraves, and small-pane rear sash windows. The east
side of this item, inspected from the rear and the fourth
storey front gallery of No.12 Eastgate Street and Row (qv)
rebuilt in 1861, shows that No.10 predates No.12.

Listing NGR: SJ4055866276

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

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