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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1376391



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Aug-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470386

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SJ4066SE ST WERBURGH STREET 595-1/4/349 (South side) 10/01/72 Nos.19-27 (Odd) St Werburgh Mount (Formerly Listed as: ST WERBURGH STREET No.19) (Formerly Listed as: ST WERBURGH STREET Nos.21 AND 23) (Formerly Listed as: ST WERBURGH STREET Nos.25 AND 27)


Row of 5 shops and upper storey premises. 1874. By John Douglas. For George Hodgkinson, with Nos 15 & 17 St Werburgh Street (qv). Timber-framed with herringbone brick nogging; some plaster panels; brown tile roofs. EXTERIOR: No.19 is 3 storeys, the other properties 2 storeys. A colonnade carries the projecting upper storeys on 7 timber posts with sandstone plinths. The shopfronts divided by brick piers have timber-framed brick-nogged stallrisers; No.19 has a 9-panel door with reeded muntins and rails; Nos 25 & 27 have similar doors of 6 panels, now glazed; Nos 21 & 23 have replaced doors; No.19 has a 3-pane window, the other shops 1-pane windows; leaded glazing above the transoms of all shop windows. The colonnade has a timber bressumer with quadrant braces; the ceiling has exposed beams and joists. The upper storeys of No.19 project under a front gable, with a narrow 2-cross-rail plaster panel to the side, containing an oriel through both storeys on a coved apron with moulded coved brackets, having casement of 6 lights with 2 transoms to the second storey and one transom to the third storey; 4 panels of floral pargeting between lower and upper casements; coved jetty; gable with quadrant and herringbone braces and plaster panels; panelled bargeboards; terracotta finial. Nos 21 & 23 have brick-nogged small framing, each with a mullioned and transomed 3;3; light casement with leaded glazing above the transom, beneath a cove-jettied gable with a hipped tile apron beneath flowers-and-foliage pargeting. Nos 25 & 27 each has a 3;3 light mullioned oriel with leaded glazing above the transom, plaster-panelled coved apron and side-panels; a cove-jettied gable above each window has quadrant and herringbone braces, panelled bargeboards and terracotta

finial. 3 shaped brick chimneys. INTERIORS: most features in the shops are covered. Upper storeys not inspected. (Improvement Committee Minutes: Chester City Council: 23/4 & 12/11/1873).

Listing NGR: SJ4061666386

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40607 66385


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