NORTHGATE LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1375735
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
NORTHGATE LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE, CANAL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTHGATE LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE, CANAL STREET

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40192 66647

Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4066 CANAL STREET 1932-1/6/31 (South side) 10/01/72 Northgate Lock Keepers Cottage (Formerly Listed as: CANAL STREET Lock Keeper's House at Northgate Locks)

II

Lock keeper's cottage. c1790. Probably by Thomas Telford. Brown brick with graded grey slate hipped roof. South elevation to canal has flush sandstone plinth; 4 simple brick pilasters. The ground floor has 2 replaced 16-pane sashes with stone sills. The first floor has an unequal 12-pane sash to each side of a blocked sash opening. Timber fascia beneath boldly projecting eaves with exposed joists; short ridge with central brick chimney. Hip-roofed brick porch, probably added, west, with 6-pane fixed light in outer face and replaced part-glazed door to the north. The west side has a 16-pane ground floor sash and an unequal 12-pane first floor sash. The east side has a blocked window opening to each storey. The rear has a C20 wing towards west and a 16-pane ground floor window towards east; the first floor has a 9-pane unequal sash, east, a blocked central sash opening and an unequal 12-pane sash, west. INTERIOR not inspected.





Listing NGR: SJ4019266647

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
469714
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 14 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07380/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John L. Wishlade. Source Historic England Archive
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