NORTHGATE BAKERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1375820
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
NORTHGATE BAKERY, 2 AND 2A, GEORGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTHGATE BAKERY, 2 AND 2A, GEORGE STREET

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40443 66720

Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4066 GEORGE STREET 1932-1/6/125 (South side) 10/01/72 Nos.2 AND 2A Northgate Bakery (Formerly Listed as: GEORGE STREET Northgate Bakery)

GV II

Bakery, now furniture showrooms, office and surgery. c1905, with late C20 alterations. Brown and red brick; stucco; grey slate roofs. EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys having long central block between gabled east and taller west wings. The east wing has altered shop window between brick piers and fascia with cornice on consoles; the central block has shopfront altered late C20, a 20-pane casement and 2 doors of 6 fielded panels with 8-pane overlights under timber hoods on consoles; the west wing has a circular 9-pane window in surround with keystones to top, bottom and each side, flanking an altered shopfront. The second storey has small framing to the west wing with a pair of mullioned and transomed casements proud of the wall-face; herringbone strutting in pediment gable with modillion cornice; the central block is stuccoed, with five circular 9-pane windows in cartouches; modillion cornice to eaves and central gable. The west wing has fascia inscribed "NORTHGATE BAKERY" in raised Edwardian lettering, banded brick quoins, three 20-pane hoppers to the second and third storey and pediment gable with modillion cornice; lateral chimney. The rear upper storey of the central block has almost continuous glazing; the rear gables of the wings are detailed similarly to the front. INTERIOR: where access was possible, surfaces were covered.



Listing NGR: SJ4044366720

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
469799
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.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07253/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John L. Wishlade. Source Historic England Archive
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