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Number 23 Row number 29 Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1908 / 53°11'26"N

Longitude: -2.8901 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 340623

OS Northings: 366336

OS Grid: SJ406663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2SKZ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K2Z6

Entry Name: Number 23 Row number 29 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470227

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


595-1/4/159 (North side)
10/01/72 No.29 Street and No.23 Row
(Formerly Listed as:
No.29 Street & No.23 Row)


Undercroft and town house, now street shop & Row shop. Rebuilt
from Row level upward probably mid C18 and altered early C19
and C20. Painted stone-dressed brickwork, Flemish bond to
front; roof not visible.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys of one bay, including street and Row
levels. Modern street-level shopfront of no interest covers
the lower part of end piers shown at Row level as painted
rusticated stone. Early C19 cast-iron Row-front railings;
stallboard 1.9m from front to back has surface covered and
painted side-walls, probably of stone; the surface of the Row
walk is covered; a segmental arch at each end; the shopfront
to the Row, domestic in form, has window with glazing bars
removed and a painted stone doorcase with eaved architrave and
cornice; plaster ceiling with moulded cornice; moulded
capitals to end-piers; bressumer covered. The third and fourth
storeys have painted stone rusticated quoins. The third storey
has a tripartite recessed sash formerly of 4;12;4 panes, with
bars removed from lower leaf of central sash, in a stone case,
unfortunately painted, with panelled plinth carrying panelled
end-pilasters and square mullions, and frieze and cornice. The
fourth storey floorband has thin rustication; the 3;9;3 pane
tripartite sash has a painted stone case on four cyma corbels,
eared architrave and pedimental head. Painted stone frieze and
cornice with plain pedimental coping.
INTERIOR: surfaces in the street shop, a restaurant when
inspected, are covered, with no datable features exposed. The
front room at Row level has door architrave and cornice; the
rear room is stripped. The open-well stair has open string,
replaced newels, 2 column-on-vase balusters per step and a
swept rail, all painted; cornices under the stair and to
landings. The third storey has cornices, architraves and a
16-pane sash to the rear. The fourth storey has a front-room
cornice and 2 simple fireplaces; other features stripped.

Listing NGR: SJ4062366336

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

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