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Richard House

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

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Coordinates

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


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NE LOWER BRIDGE STREET
595-1/6/241 (West side)
10/01/72 Nos.78-84 (Even)
Richard House
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWER BRIDGE STREET
(West side)
Nos.80 AND 82)
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWER BRIDGE STREET
No.84)

GV II

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

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