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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: 1376393

Location

29 AND 31, ST WERBURGH 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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470388

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066SE ST WERBURGH STREET 595-1/4/350 (South side) 10/01/72 Nos.29 AND 31

GV II

2 shops. 1895-6. By John Douglas. For Mr Chapman and Mr Densem. Brick-nogged timber framing, brown brick, tile-hanging; brown tile roof. EXTERIOR: No.29 is 3-storey, No.31 2-storey. Modern shopfronts of no interest. The small-framed second storey has a 2;3;2 light casement with 2 transoms and a casement of five 1-pane lights to No.29 and a 2;3;2 light casement with 2 transoms to No.31. The third storey of No.29 has an oriel with coved apron and lean-to roof in a gable of banded tile-hanging; the main roof sweeps down to eaves above the central second storey casement; timber framing with quadrant and curved braces above the west window to No.31. The east face to Godstall Lane has a corbelled shaped stack, now truncated at eaves; one casement per storey, of three 3-pane lights under moulded segmental arch to the first storey, similar but of 5 lights to the second storey and of 3 lights with moulded brick mullions to the third storey, under a gable with fishscale tile hanging; replaced door in yellow sandstone case. The west side has timber-framed upper storey with a small partly leaded light adjoining the corner post and a 5-light mullioned 2-transomed casement under a cove-jettied fishscale tile-hung gable. This item was designed to group with, but simpler than, Nos 15-27 (odd) St Werburgh Street (qv). INTERIOR: surfaces in the shops are covered. Upper storeys not inspected. (Improvement Committee Minutes: Chester City Council: 15/12/1895).



Listing NGR: SJ4058166377

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40583 66380

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