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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TOWN CRIER PUBLIC HOUSE AND AREA WALL AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1375752

Location

TOWN CRIER PUBLIC HOUSE AND AREA WALL AND RAILINGS, CITY ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Jul-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469731

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 CITY ROAD 1932-1/6/52 (West side) 10/01/72 Town Crier Public House and area wall and railings (Formerly Listed as: CITY ROAD Albion Hotel)

II

Hotel, now public house. 1865. Brick and render. The almost flat roof is not visible. Italianate style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 10 windows to Station Road, north, 3 to quadrant corner and 4 to City Road. Rusticated face to basement; segmental-headed openings with vermiculated keystones; 10-pane iron hoppers. Stone segmental-arched bridge across area to bar and lounge entrance. The ground floor has round-arched openings separated by Doric pilasters; 2-pane sashes. 2-panel double doors to bar, 4-panel folding door to lounge. No area to City Road. The former hotel, now pub, entrance has double 2-panel doors in Ionic case with green man and beasts in spandrels; ornate upper panels to pilasters, keystone and frieze. A continuous triglyph frieze and modillion cornice at first floor. The first floor has 2-pane sashes in shouldered architraves. Frieze-and-cornice parapet. The south face to lawn is brick. A verandah of 8 cast-iron basket arches with openwork spandrels. INTERIOR: no features of interest visible. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area before the basement has brick retaining wall with spearhead railings on stone cap. The Albion Hotel was built as a humbler subsidiary to the Queen Hotel (qv), in the same ownership.





Listing NGR: SJ4125566943

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National Grid Reference: SJ 41255 66943

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