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Numbers 66-74 Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1924 / 53°11'32"N

Longitude: -2.8923 / 2°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 340482

OS Northings: 366518

OS Grid: SJ404665

Mapcode National: GBR 79.2ZY0

Mapcode Global: WH88F.J0YY

Entry Name: Numbers 66-74 Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470354

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

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066NW NORTHGATE STREET AND ROW
595-1/1/319 (East side)
10/01/72 Nos.66-74 (even) Street
(Formerly Listed as:
NORTHGATE STREET
(East side)
Nos.66 AND 68)

GV II

Range of 4 shops and town houses, now 3 shops with an office
in No.72 above No.70. Mid C18. Brown brick in Flemish bond to
front; grey slate roof has ridge parallel with street.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attics. Rusticated quoins of painted
stone at south end, but removed except for 2 above the cornice
at the north end. C20 shopfronts, in genteel keeping. Windows
are flush sashes with painted stone sills and rusticated wedge
lintels, perhaps false, mostly with corniced keystones. To the
second storey No.66 has a pair of tall 15-pane sashes, No.68 a
shorter 16-pane sash, No.72 a replaced 2-pane window to each
side of a blocked opening, and No.74 two 4-pane sashes. To the
third storey No.66 has two 12-pane sashes and No.68 one, No.72
has a replaced 2-pane window to each side of a blocked opening
with gauged brick heads and plain lintels and No.74 has two
4-pane sashes. A cornice beneath the parapet of 6 brick
courses with a plain stone coping. One gabled roof-dormer each
to Nos 66 & 68; a raking full-width dormer with
horizontally-sliding sashes to No.72. Brick chimneys at south
end of No.66, on the ridge of No.68, three between Nos 68 & 72
and one at the north end of No.74.
INTERIORS: could not be inspected systematically, but features
include a rock-cut brick barrel-vaulted cellar, running back,
7 x 3.5m, with former beer-drop blocked in stone. Similar
cellars may exist in other parts of the range. In upper
storeys there are chamfered oak beams, some lambs tongue
stopped; some Georgian stairs.

Listing NGR: SJ4048066519

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

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