NUMBER 5 AND REAR DWELLING AND ATTACHED WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1376052
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Aug-1998
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 5 AND REAR DWELLING AND ATTACHED WALL, 5, BRIDGE PLACE

Map

© Crown Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2021. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1376052.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 17-Jan-2021 at 16:51:53.

Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 5 AND REAR DWELLING AND ATTACHED WALL, 5, BRIDGE PLACE

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 40682 65861

Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NE BRIDGE PLACE 595-1/6/33 (East side) 28/07/55 No.5 and rear dwelling and attached wall (Formerly Listed as: BRIDGE PLACE Nos.1-11 AND 13 (Odd))

GV II*

A substantial town house and rear dwelling, now offices and rear house. Mid C18. Flemish bond brown brick, sandstone and hipped grey slate roof, ridge at right-angle to front. EXTERIOR: basement and 4 storeys of 3 bays. Wrought-iron railing to stone-paved forecourt with 10 stone steps down to basement which has boarded door under steps and landing to main entrance. Coursed sandstone front to basement has a replaced window. Front door of 6 fielded panels, north, has a decorated radial-bar fanlight and a panelled case with fluted pilasters, Doric frieze and segmental pediment. Flush sashes with painted stone sills and rusticated wedge lintels with keystones: 2 of 12 panes to first storey; 3 of 12 panes to second storey; 3, shorter, of 12 square panes to the third storey, and 2, replaced, of 4 panes to fourth storey. Fluted rainwater head and, in part, pipe near each corner. Stone cornice and brick parapet with simple coping. The rear of the main block has flush sashes; tripartite of 4;12;4 panes to first storey, 12-pane to second storey and of 12 square panes to third storey; replaced with 4 panes to fourth storey; all have painted stone sills and keystones to segmental brick arches. A small rear wing, north, has a 4-pane flush sash and a replaced stair window with arched head; stone-capped parapets to gables. Attached to rear wing of main block a long 3-storey wing contains a separate house: the first storey has a nearly flush 12-pane sash to each side of a 6-panel door with fanlight in a pedimental case; the second and third storeys have a long round-arched stair window with a nearly flush 12-pane sash and a 4-pane attic-storey sash to each side; the rear gable-end has a 4-pane window to the first storey; a flush sash of 12 square panes and a C20 bridge to a modern door to the second storey; a cavetto stone coping to gable-parapet. The attached yard wall has curved wrought-iron spikes, east, where it is a retaining wall; a flight of 24 stone steps down to flagged passage to the main block and yard to the rear house. INTERIOR: not inspected.



Listing NGR: SJ4068265861

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
470038
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 16 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06867/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John L. Wishlade. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].