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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: 78-80, CHESTER ROAD

List entry Number: 1130333



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56262

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ELLESMERE PORT & NESTON CHESTER ROAD SJ 37 NE (west side) 2/1 No 78-80 (even) GV II c.1830s symmetrical pair of stuccoed villa houses. Grey Welsh slate roof to No 78; roof of No 80 renewed in concrete tiles. Main roofs hipped; pediment gables to front. 3-sided bays to front. 3-sided bays to front dining rooms. Moulded stucco architraves to windows, some with round-headed arches and stucco keystones. Principal windows have double hung Georgian type recessed sashes; some glazing bars removed. Rectangular stuccoed chimneys. Wide entrance doors with 2 vertical panels. The character of No 78 is intact; No 80 altered at rear with modern windows in altered openings. Interior of No 78 has open string staircase with mahogany handrail and painted square balusters; folding panelled internal shutters to hall and front windows; simple moulded plaster cornices to hall, dining room and breakfast room; 4 panel internal doors; cel- lar with brick floor. Interior of No 80 modernised.

Listing NGR: SJ3940575222

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National Grid Reference: SJ 36364 78050


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