4-10 Abbey Street

13 Mar 2005
4-10 Abbey Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2JF
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SJ4066NE ABBEY STREET 595-1/2/22 (South side) 10/01/72 Nos.4-10 (Even)


Row of 4 small town houses. 1826-8. For Mr Thomas of King Street, Chester as sub-lessor of the prebendal land of Rev. James Thomas Law. Flemish bond brown brick with grey slate roof. EXTERIOR: cellars and 3 storeys. Painted sandstone plinth; stone steps to doors of 6 margined panels with overlights glazed in pattern of convex lozenges on saltires in timber cases with fluted pilasters, plain friezes and cornice hoods; painted stone sills and wedge lintels; sashes are recessed, one of 16 panes to first storey of each house, sillband to second storey which has 2 sashes to each house; two 9-pane sashes to third storey of each house; painted stone cornice; 2 west gable chimneys, 3 chimneys before the ridge and 3 behind it. Miscellaneous fenestration on west gable-end. Single storey monopitch-roofed rear outshuts; 12-pane flush sashes to second storey and 9-pane flush sashes to the third storey, that to No.10 having glazing bars removed from lower leaf. A late C19 second storey window proud of wall, on brick corbelling, in east gable end. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: Prebendary JT Law, resident at Nos 1 and 2 Abbey Square (qv), engineered this development on land previously occupied by his stables, to the displeasure of Dean and majority of Chapter. (Burne RVH: Chester Cathedral: London: 1958-).

Listing NGR: SJ4056866527


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1777 IOE Records taken by Peter Sargeant; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© 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, Georgian Row, Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Row House, Monument (By Form), House, Town House