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Number 36 Row numbers 30, 32 and 34 Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1904 / 53°11'25"N

Longitude: -2.89 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 340627

OS Northings: 366295

OS Grid: SJ406662

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.30G9

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L20H

Entry Name: Number 36 Row numbers 30, 32 and 34 Street

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470228

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)

SJ4066SE EASTGATE STREET AND ROW
595-1/4/182 (South side)
28/07/55 Nos.30, 32 & 34 Street and No.36 Row
(Formerly Listed as:
EASTGATE STREET
Nos 28-34 (even) Street & Nos 34-40
(even) Row)

GV II

Shop, now part of a department store with Nos 36-44 (even)
Street and 38-48 (even) Row (qv). c1828, evidently altered mid
C19 and reorganised internally C20. Yellow sandstone and lined
render; grey slate roof, ridge parallel with front.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys including undercroft and Row, plus attic.
3 windows, symmetrical. Broad central flight of 7 sandstone
steps from street to Row, flanked by column-plinths; to east
and west of plinths flights of 9 and 8 steps lead, via a lobby
under the Row steps, to the undercroft storey; cast-iron
double gates at the top of each flight to the undercroft; the
undercroft storey has a shop-window flanked by an anta pier,
to each side of entrance. The Row front has Classical
cast-iron spearhead railings, a fluted Doric column to each
side of the steps and an anta at each end; stallboards
removed, formerly 1.5m front to back; terrazzo Row walk;
replaced recessed glazed door with window to each side having
colonnette mullions and shaped top corners to panes; lattice
panels above shopfront; ceiling of octagonal and lozenge
panels. Stone entablature to Row opening, with third storey
sillband above cornice. Central double French window with
architrave, pediment and wrought-iron guard-rail; a similar
French window to each side under flat entablature. The fourth
storey has a plain sillband to 3 recessed sashes with glazing
bars removed; cornice. The attic storey has a central
pedimented gable containing a recessed sash with glazing bars
removed; parapet to each side with panel of 5 vase balusters
and moulded cornice. The false-mansard roof, set back, has a
dormer to each side of the front gable; brick lateral chimney,
east.
INTERIOR: a pair of parallel barrel-vaulted undercrofts of C18
form. The Row storey has 2 octagonal ceiling panels visible
behind the entrance.
(Chester Rows Research Project: Harris R: Eastgate Street
South: 1989-1990; Bartholomew City Guides: Harris B: Chester:
Edinburgh).

Listing NGR: SJ4062766295

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

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