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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: BEAR AND BILLET PUBLIC HOUSE

List entry Number: 1376318

Location

BEAR AND BILLET PUBLIC HOUSE, 94, LOWER BRIDGE 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: I

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470313

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NE LOWER BRIDGE STREET 595-1/6/245 (West side) 28/07/55 No.94 Bear & Billet Public House

GV I

Town house, then public house. 1664. For the Earl of Shrewsbury. Timber frame with plaster panels; brick to rear; purple slate roof, ridge at right-angle to front. EXTERIOR: cellars, 3 storeys and attic. Replaced door has a mullioned window of three 1-pane lights to each side, that to north separated by a panel; aprons to windows replaced in brick; a broad oak door, south, of 4 panels, 2 panels with lozenge bracing and 4 panels; floor beneath pavement level; beer drop before southern window; consoles on central and corner posts carry jetty bressumer, fascia carved with semicircles. The second storey has 8 pairs of panels between consoles carrying sill-jetty; each pair of panels has central splat-baluster post; full-width leaded mullioned and transomed window of 16 lights. Slightly jettied third storey floor beam has fascia carved with semicircles; 12 basket-arched panels between consoles carrying jettied sill of full-width leaded mullioned and transomed window of 16 lights. Jettied beam to attic storey inscribed 16:HH:64 has running vine pattern; row of 12 decorated square panels; framed and boarded double loading doors in gable with 2-light leaded casement to each side and above, in small framing; herringbone struts in apex; carved bargeboards and drop finial. Lateral chimneys north and south and on west gable. Unoccupied during change of ownership in 1991-2. INTERIOR could not be inspected.





Listing NGR: SJ4064465831

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40644 65831

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