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Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
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SJ 40176 66264



SJ4066SW STANLEY PLACE 595-1/3/363 (South side) 28/07/55 No.1 (Formerly Listed as: STANLEY PLACE Nos 1-9 (consec), No 10 & Nos 11-14 (consec)) (Formerly Listed as: STANLEY STREET Nos.2 AND 3)


Includes: No.2 STANLEY STREET. 2 town houses, now an office. c1780. Stone and Flemish bond red-brown brick with grey slate roof, hipped to street corner. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with symmetrical fronts, of 5 windows to Stanley Place and 3 windows to Stanley Street, east. Painted stone plinth, quoins and first storey to Stanley Place are of painted rusticated stone; fluted Classical doorcase; sillband; moulded architraves to windows; fluted frieze. 3 repaired stone steps to door with 2 flush lower panels, 2 fielded middle panels and a fielded top panel; the overlight is expressed as a fanlight with cusped radial bars; 2 recessed 12-pane sashes to each side. The second storey has a sillband, a central 12-pane sash in a fluted Classical case and 2 recessed 12-pane sashes to each side; the third storey has 5 recessed 9-pane sashes with painted stone sills; wedge lintels to second and third storeys have false double keystones; the cornice frieze to the parapet has recessed quatrefoils between triple flutes; a chimney against the gable of No.3 Stanley Place (qv). The face to Stanley Street has a slightly projecting full-height central bay with a door of 5 panels, now glazed, in a modest case; a blocked window to north and a replaced 4-pane sash to south. The second storey has 2 recessed 12-pane sashes and one replaced with 4 panes. 3 recessed 9-pane sashes to the third storey; moulded parapet cornice returned at rear end. The rear, of irregular form, has a 16-pane recessed sash and a 12-pane flush sash to the second storey and two 9-pane flush sashes to the third storey. INTERIOR: the west front room has a door of 5 fielded panels, a fireplace with dentil mantel on ornately carved pilasters, panelled and shuttered window embrasures, a cornice and an arched rear recess; a 5-panel door to the rear west room; 5-panel doors to the second storey, 4-panel doors to the third

storey. 2 open-string dogleg stairs; that to the west has shaped brackets, square newels, plinthed stick balusters, swept handrail and large-panelled dado; the steps and balusters in the third storey are covered. The south-east stair has shaped brackets, plain newels, plinthed balusters and swept handrail; the steps are covered. Principal rooms have cornices. Nos 1-13 (odd) Stanley Place (qv) form a terrace, stepped down to slope of the elongated square; all built within 2-3 years. The houses, apart from No.1 which is larger and with a more opulent facade, are of similar expression.

Listing NGR: SJ4017666264


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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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