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Latitude: 53.1868 / 53°11'12"N
Longitude: -2.8901 / 2°53'24"W
OS Eastings: 340616
OS Northings: 365896
OS Grid: SJ406658
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.36GH
Mapcode Global: WH88F.K5Y7
Entry Name: 70, 70a, 72 and 74, Lower Bridge Street
Listing Date: 10 January 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376313
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470308
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
CHESTER CITY (IM)
SJ4065NE LOWER BRIDGE STREET
595-1/6/239 (West side)
10/01/72 Nos.70, 70A, 72 AND 74
2 undercrofts and town houses, now 2 shops and offices.
Probably late C18. Flemish bond brown brick with grey slate
roof, ridge parallel with front.
4 storeys, 3 windows. Stair in recessed porch to No.70a, north
of No.70 and to No.72 south of No.74 suggest C18 enclosure of
the former Row, as at some property on north side of Watergate
The first storey has 12 repaired stone steps to recessed
porch, shopfront with 4 untapered fluted pilasters, stone
plinth, shop-window with one lower pane, transom and 2 upper
panes and 4-panel half-glazed door; the southern shop has
front rebuilt in brick and, south, flight of 13 stone steps in
round-arched recessed porch. The second and third storeys have
3 recessed 12-pane sashes each; the fourth storey three 6-pane
square sashes; sillband to second storey; wedge lintels;
painted stone sills to third and fourth storeys; cornice;
lead-clad parapet; a central ridge chimney.
INTERIORS have surfaces covered and probably original dogleg
stairs with steps covered and balusters boxed.
Rear not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ4061665896
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