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Richard House

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

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Latitude: 53.1867 / 53°11'12"N

Longitude: -2.8901 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 340618

OS Northings: 365879

OS Grid: SJ406658

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.36GK

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K5ZC

Entry Name: Richard House

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470310

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


595-1/6/241 (West side)
10/01/72 Nos.78-84 (Even)
Richard House
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.80 AND 82)
(Formerly Listed as:


Warehouse and town houses, now offices. Mid to later C18,
front comprehensively restored and interior rebuilt c1980.
Flemish bond brown brick with grey slate roof, ridge parallel
with front.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys of 3 bays plus full-height altered
loading-bay front, weatherboarded and with a casement to each
storey, formerly a loading-door, at north end. The first
storey has a 4;12;4-pane tripartite sash and, under a fascia
and cornice, door of 6 fielded panels between a 32-pane
reconstructed bow window and a 12-pane bow window formerly a
shopfront; an L-shaped external stone stair of 5 and 4 steps,
south, to second storey door of 6 fielded panels with
overlight in simple pedimented case. The second storey has two
4;12;4-pane tripartite sashes and a Gothick fixed light. The
third storey has a 4;12;4-pane tripartite sash and two 12-pane
sashes above a sillband. The fourth storey has a tripartite
sash and 2 single sashes. Windows have painted stone sills and
gauged brick heads. A cast-iron rainwater pipe and head. 2
chimneys on south gable. The southern part of the front is
angled towards Shipgate Street.
INTERIOR is wholly rebuilt.

Listing NGR: SJ4061865879

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

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