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Number 11 and 13 Street

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

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Latitude: 53.1909 / 53°11'27"N

Longitude: -2.8917 / 2°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 340517

OS Northings: 366350

OS Grid: SJ405663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2S3R

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K263

Entry Name: Number 11 and 13 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470333

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


595-1/4/279 (West side)
10/01/72 Nos.11 & 13 Street
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos 11 & 13 Row)


A store of 2 bays. Medieval undercrofts with structure above
dated 1900. By John Douglas, of Douglas and Minshull. For JF
Denson and Sons, with some later alterations. Cast-iron,
timber framing with plaster panels, grey-green slate roof.
EXTERIOR: undercroft and 2 storeys with rear wing partly of 3
storeys plus cellar and attic. The Row, 2 steps above pavement
level and probably below the medieval Row level, has a 2-bay
arcade of hollow posts, with fronts carved in late C16 manner,
concealing cast-iron or steel columns on red sandstone bases
which carry non-structural richly-carved segmental arches of
painted timber on carved brackets; the fascia to the bressumer
has a carved cornice. The second storey has full-width leaded
glazing above a row of shaped timber-framed panels; the
glazing to each bay has a 7-light bowed oriel flanked by
paired lights right and left, all with moulded mullions and
transom; richly-carved open-work skirts beneath oriels and
beneath the 2 jettied gables at their heads; consoles support
the gable-feet; each gable has 2 rows of ornate quatrefoil
panels; carved bargeboards. The taller rear wing has a single
slate-hung gable.
The rear is brick with plain slightly recessed wooden
INTERIOR: sandstone medieval undercrofts with a rectangular
pier central on No.11 and a former access either to the rear
or an upper storey; the first storey has moulded cast-iron
columns; the second storey is an open sales floor with a
full-width panelled plaster barrel-vault and rooflights in
canted rectangular wells.
Nos 5-31 (odd) are collectively known as `Saddler's Row' and
were previously listed as Row numbers.
(Chester Rows Research Project: Harris R: Northgate Street:

Listing NGR: SJ4051766350

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

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