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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: 1387705



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Neston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Aug-1990

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Apr-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475691

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SJ2977 PARKGATE ROAD, Neston Town 794-1/6/83 (South side) 02/08/90 Nos.1 AND 2 The Greenland Fishery Hotel (Formerly Listed as: PARKGATE ROAD, Neston No.1) (Formerly Listed as: PARKGATE ROAD No.2 The Greenland Fishery Hotel)


Three houses, later house with shop and two inns, now single hotel. No.1 c1722 with C19 alterations and shop front: No.2 early C18, refronted and remodelled 1892. Buildings combined to form one hotel in 1990. MATERIALS: fronts are of whitened roughcast on brick with painted stone dressings; roofs are Welsh slate. No.2 has roof in two parallel ranges with hipped gables to street and added hipped gabled half dormers with terracotta finials: three stacks to right range. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics to both buildings; No.1 has 2-window gabled front to street; No.2 a 4-bay front. No.1 has hotel entrance through small-pane glazed and panelled door flanked by shop windows framed in plain pilasters beneath sloped fascia and moulded cornice on consoles. First floor windows are recessed 6/6 sashes in plain surrounds; to attic, one 4/4 horizontal sliding sash in similar surround. Windows on both floors have sillbands. No.2 has pedimented doorcase to left of centre with glazed and panelled door, now fixed, and word HOTEL amid scrolls painted in tympanum. Ground floor windows are slightly projecting 3-light leaded casements with moulded softwood sills and flat pulvinated heads with crown moulds. On second floor, windows are three 2/2 sashes with pulvinated lintels: right of centre bay occupied by painted inn sign with round arched head. Moulded cornice over ground floor forms first floor sill string; painted attic band above first floor window heads; heavy moulded eaves cornice and plain parapet broken by 2-light half dormer attic casements. INTERIORS: No.1 has firebeam, ceiling beam and exposed ceiling joists, also timbers in walls, old boarded doors ground floor and first floor and cottage style winder staircase. Exposed beams and ceiling joists at first floor level. No.2 has in the attic there are exposed oak purlins, a good Queen Anne 6-panel door with semicircular head to top panel and an early cast-iron grate. There are also beams in the first floor living quarters and a cottage staircase. HISTORY: the earlier houses had been converted into two separate inns,`The Black Bull' and `The Greenland Fishery' by 1822. The two premises were combined under the present name in 1892 at which time the front of the two former inns was remodelled. No.1 Parkgate Road was formerly listed separately under 02/08/90.

Listing NGR: SJ2909977508

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National Grid Reference: SJ 29099 77508


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