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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.


List entry Number: 1376338



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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary 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: 470333

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SJ4066SE NORTHGATE STREET AND ROW 595-1/4/279 (West side) 10/01/72 Nos.11 & 13 Street (Formerly Listed as: NORTHGATE STREET (West side) Nos 11 & 13 Row)


A store of 2 bays. Medieval undercrofts with structure above dated 1900. By John Douglas, of Douglas and Minshull. For JF Denson and Sons, with some later alterations. Cast-iron, timber framing with plaster panels, grey-green slate roof. EXTERIOR: undercroft and 2 storeys with rear wing partly of 3 storeys plus cellar and attic. The Row, 2 steps above pavement level and probably below the medieval Row level, has a 2-bay arcade of hollow posts, with fronts carved in late C16 manner, concealing cast-iron or steel columns on red sandstone bases which carry non-structural richly-carved segmental arches of painted timber on carved brackets; the fascia to the bressumer has a carved cornice. The second storey has full-width leaded glazing above a row of shaped timber-framed panels; the glazing to each bay has a 7-light bowed oriel flanked by paired lights right and left, all with moulded mullions and transom; richly-carved open-work skirts beneath oriels and beneath the 2 jettied gables at their heads; consoles support the gable-feet; each gable has 2 rows of ornate quatrefoil panels; carved bargeboards. The taller rear wing has a single slate-hung gable. The rear is brick with plain slightly recessed wooden casements. INTERIOR: sandstone medieval undercrofts with a rectangular pier central on No.11 and a former access either to the rear or an upper storey; the first storey has moulded cast-iron columns; the second storey is an open sales floor with a full-width panelled plaster barrel-vault and rooflights in canted rectangular wells. Nos 5-31 (odd) are collectively known as `Saddler's Row' and were previously listed as Row numbers. (Chester Rows Research Project: Harris R: Northgate Street: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SJ4051766350

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40517 66350


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