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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: ALBION MEWS

List entry Number: 1376042

Location

ALBION MEWS, ALBION 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: 06-Aug-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470028

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066SE ALBION STREET 595-1/4/26 (South side) Albion Mews

GV II

Drill hall. 1868. By James Harrison, built from public subscriptions. Converted to flats mid C20. Stone-dressed brick, largely painted, with grey slate roof. 2 storeys plus added recessed Mansard-roofed attic; 3 storey gatehouse tower at east end has red sandstone archway with moulded arrises to jambs and double-chamfered voussoirs; battered buttresses; a 2m brick plinth to west wing, now rendered; a rectangular loop and 3 stone cross-windows to the first storey. 3 recessed panels with blank shields, a stone cross-window with pointed upper lights and a quatrefoil in a recessed stone circlet above the archway. The second storey has a 1-light transomed stone window and 3 cross-windows with shouldered arch, pointed arch and shouldered arch to upper lights. The crenellated parapet to the west wing has a small square turret at the west corner with machicolated crenels. The third storey of the gatehouse has a 2-light mullioned window, a crenellated parapet and a corner turret with machicolated crenels. Gatehouse archway has double cross-boarded doors. The east side is English garden wall bond. INTERIOR rebuilt.





Listing NGR: SJ4071566014

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40715 66014

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