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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1375814

Location

142, FOREGATE STREET

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: 469793

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 FOREGATE STREET 1932-1/6/110 (South side) 10/01/72 No.142 (Formerly Listed as: FOREGATE STREET No.142 County Constabulary)

GV II

Chester City police station, now County Council occupational health unit. 1884. By John Douglas. For Chester City Council. Stone-banded red Ruabon brick; grey slate roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. The front to Foregate Street, in Douglas's Flemish manner, is expressed as a single bay under a broad stepped gable. 2 steps to boarded oak door in basket archway of moulded brick. Sashes with 1-pane lower leafs and 8-pane upper leafs in 3 basket-arches with pilasters, voussoirs and stone sills left of door; an altered casement in unaltered opening with moulded brick ogee head, right of door. Moulded brick first-floor string. The first and second floors have 6 cross-windows with ogee heads, lower lights of 6 panes, upper lights leaded; moulded brick mullions and shafts; stone sillbands, transoms and second floor band; attic windows in gable of 1;2;2;1 lights of 6 panes in ornate moulded brick surround dated 1884; two small 1-pane lights to upper attic. The stepped stone-capped gable has cyma, quadrant and square steps; crowned by police force's cartouche. Tall shaped chimney east of ridge. The west side was rebuilt when road junction was widened. INTERIOR: plan is largely intact, but without features of special note.





Listing NGR: SJ4116666450

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National Grid Reference: SJ 41166 66450

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