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Number 25 Row number 31 Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1908 / 53°11'26"N

Longitude: -2.89 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 340628

OS Northings: 366338

OS Grid: SJ406663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2SKZ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L205

Entry Name: Number 25 Row number 31 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470229

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
595-1/4/160 (North side)
10/01/72 No.31 Street and No.25 Row
(Formerly Listed as:
EASTGATE STREET
No.31 Street and No.25 Row)

GV II

Undercroft and town house now street shop, Row shop and
offices. Rebuilt probably 1888, although Douglas had submitted
proposals in 1867, and G Williams in 1864. Sandstone, partly
now pebbledashed, and timber framing with plaster panels;
brown tile roof with ridge at right angle to street.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys plus attics, including street and Row
levels, of one bay. Modern shopfront to street of no interest
in C19 frame with timber panelled pilasters and fascia. Timber
Row-front rail has cusped ogees between turned balusters to
heavy moulded rail; red sandstone end-piers through street and
Row storeys. sloping stallboard and the Row walk have surfaces
covered; brick, now pebbledashed, endwalls to stallboard and
moulded brick arches across Row-walk. The C19 shopfront has
door, west, and a 6-light mullioned and transomed window. The
end-piers have moulded sandstone capitals carrying paired
jetty-brackets and shaped brackets to the bressumer which
supports 14 smaller jetty-brackets. Moulded jetty-beam; 10
panels beneath a continuous 10-light mullioned and transomed
window of which the central 6 lights form a canted oriel; the
panes beneath the transom are replaced and those above, under
ogee heads, are leaded; carved frieze and moulded cornice over
the oriel. A barleysugar colonnette on each end-post carries a
shaped reeded bracket to support the fourth storey jetty-beam;
3 secondary jetty-brackets to each side of oriel. The fourth
storey has a central square mullioned-and-transomed bay
window, above 5 arched panels, of 6-lights to front with panes
beneath transom replaced and those above it, under ogee heads,
leaded; each side of the bay-window has a part-glazed door
with leaded overlight to a corner balcony with
spirally-moulded railings and Tudor arches with carved
spandrels to front and sides. The attic storey, boldly jettied
above the bay window, has 8 quatrefoil panels to the front and
one in each return. The gable has a mullioned 7-light leaded
oriel casement on a coved apron, with basket-arched heads to
lights, carved frieze and moulded cornice; 2 cusped ogee
panels to each side. Shaped reeded brackets support
boldly-projecting eaves; spirally-moulded colonnettes support


similar brackets to a further jetty above the oriel;
herringbone struts flank the oriel; close studding in gable
apex; moulded bargeboards.
INTERIORS: the surfaces in the shops are covered. Features
have been retained in the upper storeys, but lightweight
partitioning and linings conceal the effect.
(Improvement Committee Minutes: Chester City Council:
1/3/1864/ & 14/6/1867).


Listing NGR: SJ4062866338

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

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