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Number 37 Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1909 / 53°11'27"N

Longitude: -2.8895 / 2°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 340665

OS Northings: 366344

OS Grid: SJ406663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2SR3

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L284

Entry Name: Number 37 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470232

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
595-1/4/163 (North side)
10/01/72 No.37 Street
(Formerly Listed as:
EASTGATE STREET
No.37)

GV II

Shop and accommodation. Rebuilt 1892 by Charles A Ewing for
Messrs Dickson. Timber frame with plaster panels to front,
brick to rear, grey slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys plus attics; symmetrical. Modern shopfront
of 4 basket-arched openings, 2 with glazed double doors and 2
with simple transomed windows. The second storey has a balcony
between 2 canted 6-light oriels above coved aprons, with
mullions and 2 transoms and patterned leaded glazing between
transoms and head; hipped tiled roof above balcony and oriels,
the balcony having high-level open framing with trefoil heads
under the eaves; small framing between and beside the oriels.
The third storey has a 5-bay central balcony with vase-moulded
posts and flat ogee beams carrying high-level open framing;
two 3-light French windows to balcony; a cross-window to each
side with patterned leaded glazing above transom. A 5-bay
cove-jettied balcony to the fourth storey, expressed as to the
third storey, with a small-framed blank jettied wing to each
side. The jettied front gable has panelled herringbone
strutting and a 4-light mullioned and transomed leaded
casement beneath a further jetty-beam carved with cartouche
and foliage; carved bargeboards; elaborate pinnacled finial;
brick chimney on each gable-end. Vigorous and very free in
expression.
INTERIOR: the lower 2 storeys are recast; upper storeys not
inspected.
(Improvement Committee Minutes: Chester City Council:
15/6/1892).

Listing NGR: SJ4066566344

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

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