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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: 1376316



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: 28-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470311

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SJ4065NE LOWER BRIDGE STREET 595-1/6/243 (West side) 28/07/55 Nos.86 AND 88 Ye Olde Edgar


Inn, now 2 houses. Probably late C16, restored and altered. Timber frame partly replaced in brick; plaster panels; grey slate roofs. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys of 2 deep bays. The first storey is largely painted brick, but with brackets north and south and a repaired heavy gently-curving north-east corner bracket formerly rising from pavement to jetty. Replaced mullioned and transomed casements, proud of the wall on brackets, one of 3 lights, one of 2 lights and one of 3 lights, and a repositioned doorway with part-glazed door, south, to Lower Bridge Street. The jetty-bressumer to each front carries round-ended joists with sole-plate above. The second storey has lightish close-studding to Lower Bridge Street and to Shipgate street, north, with no intermediate rail; 2 mullioned 5-light casements on brackets have leaded glazing; 2 timber-framed blank gables; that to No.88 suggests there was formerly a narrow gap between the 2 houses; a tall brick chimney set back, just north of the valley, and a chimney further back. The front to Shipgate Street has a bracket to the jetty, a 1-light window, a part-glazed door and a 3-light mullioned and transomed casement to the first storey; a 2-light leaded mullioned and transomed casement to each main bay of the second storey and one to the pebbledashed rear bay; the attic storey has a 4-light mullioned leaded casement in each of the 2 timber-framed gabled dormers. The rear is clad in brick, C19 or C20. INTERIOR could not be inspected. Plans show cellars under No.88.

Listing NGR: SJ4063765854

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40637 65854


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