This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
CHESTER CITY (IM)
SJ4066NE ABBEY SQUARE 595-1/2/12 (North side) 28/07/55 No.10 and attached walls (Formerly Listed as: ABBEY SQUARE (North side) Nos.7-11 (Consecutive))
Town house. 1754-60. For Thomas Prescott on a 40-year lease from the Dean and Chapter of Chester Cathedral. Flemish bond orange brick with grey slate roof. 3 storeys and cellar. Painted stone plinth; the entrance, west, has a pair of boot-scrapers by 4 apron steps of stone to door of 8 fielded panels with overlight of 3 arched panes in eared architraves of painted stone with pediment on pulvinated frieze. 2 flush 12-pane sashes to the first storey, 3 similar sashes to the second storey and 3 of 6 panes in square openings to the third storey; the windows have moulded sills of painted stone and wedge lintels with ornate false keystones. Cornice of painted stone beneath brick parapet with plain stone coping. Vertical brick joint with No.11 (qv). The rear fenestration is altered, but with some probably original flush sashes. INTERIOR: could not be inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the brick wall to rear of garden has a probably pre-C18 sandstone plinth and a plain stone coping.
Listing NGR: SJ4052366562
© Mr Peter Sargeant. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Sargeant, Peter
Rights Holder: Sargeant, Peter
Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Stone, Georgian Town House, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Monument (By Form), Wall, Barrier
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