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90 AND 92, CHESTER STREET, 3-9, MARKET STREET

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: 90 AND 92, CHESTER STREET, 3-9, MARKET STREET

List entry Number: 1201556

Location

3-9, MARKET STREET
90 AND 92, CHESTER STREET

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

County:

District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Aug-1992

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389247

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/03/2014

SJ3288NE 789-1/14/99

BIRKENHEAD, MARKET STREET (South side), Nos. 3-9 (Odd) 28/03/74

GV II

Includes: Nos. 90 AND 92 CHESTER STREET. Group of 4 shops at time of listing, incorporating the former Albion Hotel. c1837. Albion Hotel by Edward Welch. Ashlar-faced with roof now missing but formerly Welsh slate. 3 storeys, 5-window range, unequally spaced. 3 early C20 shop fronts with pilasters each side and beaded moulding over fascia, but parts of fascia missing. Upper window spaces now all missing cases, but probably formerly 12-pane sashes. Moulded cornice. Pedimented return to Chester Street, a 3-window range with stressed architraves, and the stone brackets for a balcony now missing. Central door and flanking windows in rusticated basement storey now largely blocked - only the stressed voussoirs are visible. Late C19 shop front with canted bay to left. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ3266088778

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

National Grid Reference: SJ 32660 88778

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