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8 and 10, Lower Bridge Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1882 / 53°11'17"N

Longitude: -2.8909 / 2°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 340565

OS Northings: 366054

OS Grid: SJ405660

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.308H

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K4L4

Entry Name: 8 and 10, Lower Bridge Street

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470288

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 John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066SE LOWER BRIDGE STREET
595-1/4/231 (West side)
28/07/55 Nos.8 AND 10
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWER BRIDGE STREET
(West side)
No 6 & Nos 8 & 10)

GV II

Shop and accommodation, now storage. 1886. By EA Ould on site
of small shop and small cottage. Painted brick and timber
framing with plaster panels; grey slate roof, ridge parallel
with front.
2 storeys. The shopfront has small-pane recessed central door
under timber Tudor arch, with Tudor-arched shop window to each
side. Brick end-piers with stone and brick corbels to jetty.
The second storey has small-framing with herringbone braces;
two 6-light mullioned and leaded casements; 2 front gables,
their roofs lying against the main roof, have small framing
with a row of quadrant-braced panels and, above, herringbone
bracing. A shaped chimney of brown brick behind the ridge. The
back has 2 adjoining rear wings with no visible features of
special interest.
INTERIOR: no known cellar. The first storey has no visible
features of special interest. The second storey shows the
former Row walk archway of sandstone from The Falcoln Inn (qv)
a corner flue in south-east corner of the middle north room; a
king-post truss.
HISTORICAL NOTE: "..Plan and elevation by Mr Ould for the
property lying between the Falcoln Cocoa House and White Bear
Inn... approved."
(Committee Minutes: Chester City Council: 4/6/1886).

Listing NGR: SJ4056566054

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

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