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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: THE NINE HOUSES (OF WHICH SIX SURVIVE)

List entry Number: 1376376

Location

THE NINE HOUSES (OF WHICH SIX SURVIVE), 6-16, PARK 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: 28-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Aug-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470371

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066SE PARK STREET 595-1/4/331 (West side) 28/07/55 Nos.6-16 (Even) The Nine Houses (of which six survive) (Formerly Listed as: PARK STREET Nos.6-16 (Even))

GV II

Row of 6 cottages, probably formerly almshouses. c1650, repaired and renovated 1968-9. Stone-dressed brick, brick-nogged and plaster-panelled small framing, brick to rear and grey slate roofs with 6 jettied front gables. 2 storeys, each cottage of one bay. One-course sandstone plinth; oak boarded doors in stone-dressed openings with Tudor-arched lintels; a 12-pane horizontally-sliding sash to each cottage; an oak console at each end of each cottage carries a chevron-banded bressumer. The framing to the second storey has heavy bay-posts and altered small framing to accommodate a replaced central horned 16-pane sash to each cottage; the side-panels have a substantial intermediate rail; the broad central panel to each cottage, formerly 2 panels, has a light sill-rail. 4 oak brackets per cottage carry the jettied bressumers to the small-framed gables. Replaced bargeboards and finials. A brick chimney towards the rear of each. The south end is of old brick, the rear is rebuilt. INTERIORS not inspected.





Listing NGR: SJ4075266078

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40752 66078

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