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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: TELFORDS WAREHOUSE

List entry Number: 1375919

Location

TELFORDS WAREHOUSE, RAYMOND 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: 469898

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4066 RAYMOND STREET 1932-1/6/242 (North side) 10/01/72 Telford's Warehouse (Formerly Listed as: RAYMOND STREET Warehouse adjoining Harvest House)

GV II

Canal warehouse, now restaurant. c1790. By Thomas Telford. For the Chester and Ellesmere Port Canal Company. English garden wall bond brown brick; hipped grey slate roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys to Raymond Street, 3 to Tower Wharf. The face to Raymond Street has replaced windows in unaltered segmental-arched openings with painted stone sills, and recessed sashes in openings with wedge lintels. A full-height loading-bay, now with false doors. The ground floor has replaced window; loading-bay; 2 replaced windows; window in former doorway; a 16-pane sash; three steps in recessed round-arched porch to door with 3-pane overlight. The first floor has a replaced window; part-glazed filling to loading-bay; a replaced window; two squat 8-pane sashes. Simple stone fascia; boldly-projecting boxed eaves in Telford's manner; brick ridge-chimney. The south-west face to the Ellesmere Canal has 2 round-arched openings on stone plinths to the covered loading dock; the boats entered by the opening at the corner of the north-west end; the dock is in the north-west wing of the warehouse. The main block has sandstone rubbing blocks to corner; loading-bay with doorway to each storey converted to a window; a replaced 1-pane window to each side of loading-bay in each storey. The north-west face of the rear wing has boat-way to the covered dock, with a great full-width window inserted above, 1980s; replaced vertical boarding in gable. The face of the main block has a 16-pane sash to the ground floor and first floor and an 8-pane sash to the second floor east of the rear wing, and replaced windows above the rear wing. The north-east side has a pair of doors of 6 flush panels with a 3-pane overlight; a 16-pane sash to each side. The first floor has three 16-pane sashes. The second floor has four 8-pane sashes. INTERIOR not inspected.





Listing NGR: SJ4005466622

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40054 66622

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