NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1376028
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Aug-1998
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED WALLS, 10, ABBEY SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED WALLS, 10, ABBEY SQUARE

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 40524 66560

Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066NE ABBEY SQUARE 595-1/2/12 (North side) 28/07/55 No.10 and attached walls (Formerly Listed as: ABBEY SQUARE (North side) Nos.7-11 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Town house. 1754-60. For Thomas Prescott on a 40-year lease from the Dean and Chapter of Chester Cathedral. Flemish bond orange brick with grey slate roof. 3 storeys and cellar. Painted stone plinth; the entrance, west, has a pair of boot-scrapers by 4 apron steps of stone to door of 8 fielded panels with overlight of 3 arched panes in eared architraves of painted stone with pediment on pulvinated frieze. 2 flush 12-pane sashes to the first storey, 3 similar sashes to the second storey and 3 of 6 panes in square openings to the third storey; the windows have moulded sills of painted stone and wedge lintels with ornate false keystones. Cornice of painted stone beneath brick parapet with plain stone coping. Vertical brick joint with No.11 (qv). The rear fenestration is altered, but with some probably original flush sashes. INTERIOR: could not be inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the brick wall to rear of garden has a probably pre-C18 sandstone plinth and a plain stone coping.





Listing NGR: SJ4052366562

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
470014
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: 07 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/12709/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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