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Numbers 1and 2 Balcony House and Attached Railings to Front Steps the Old Assembly Room

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2945 / 53°17'40"N

Longitude: -3.0822 / 3°4'56"W

OS Eastings: 327962

OS Northings: 378054

OS Grid: SJ279780

Mapcode National: GBR 6ZXB.HQ

Mapcode Global: WH76M.MGG6

Entry Name: Numbers 1and 2 Balcony House and Attached Railings to Front Steps the Old Assembly Room

Listing Date: 22 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475773

Location: Neston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Neston

Built-Up Area: Neston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Neston St Mary and St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


SJ2778
794-1/4/97
22/03/74

NESTON
THE PARADE, Parkgate Village
(East side)


Nos.1 and 2 Balcony House and attached railings to front steps

II

GV

Includes: The Old Assembly Room HOLYWELL CLOSE Parkgate
Village.
House, later assembly rooms, now three houses with railings
attached to front steps. Late C18 with C19 and C20 alterations
and balcony of 1865. Incised render on brick with cast-iron
balcony; slate roof with brick coped gables and rendered
stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement; 5-window front. Two flights
of 9 steps each give access to early C20 front doors with tall
overlights: steps have balustrades of openwork panels and flat
handrails. Windows on all floors are recessed sashes with
single glazing bars, slightly segmental heads and painted
stone sills, on second floor extended as raised sillband.
First floor windows are fronted by elaborate balcony with
openwork balustrade supported at front on slender shafts with
traceried spandrels; returns to left and right are carried on
traceried brackets.
Left return has 3-storey, 1-window gable end with of 3-storey
1-window wing to left; further left is 2-storey 3-window wing.
Windows to 3-storey parts repeat those on main front.
2-storey wing has sashes with exposed weight boxes and glazing
bars.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ 27962 78054

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

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