The Nine Houses (Of Which Six Survive) / 6-16 Park Street

1 Mar 2006
The Nine Houses (Of Which Six Survive), 6-16 Park Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1RN
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6-16 Park Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1RN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


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))


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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1261 IOE Records taken by Brian Lomas; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Brian Lomas. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Lomas, Brian

Rights Holder: Lomas, Brian


Brick, Plaster, Sandstone, Slate, Stone, Tudor Jettied House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Jettied Building, Jacobean Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Row, Multiple Dwelling, Row House, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Residential Building