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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201556
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
3-9, MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
90 AND 92, CHESTER STREET

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Location

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

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32660 88778

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
389247
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/12601/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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