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© Dr John L. Wishlade

IoE Number: 469937
Location: NORTHGATE HOUSE, 1 UPPER NORTHGATE STREET (west side)
  CHESTER, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Dr John L. Wishlade
Date Photographed: 14 August 2002
Date listed: 10 January 1972
Date of last amendment: 23 July 1998
Grade II

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CHESTER CITY (EM) SJ4066 UPPER NORTHGATE STREET 1932-1/6/272 (West side) 10/01/72 No.1 Northgate House (Formerly Listed as: UPPER NORTHGATE STREET Building adjoining City Walls (part of the Hospital of St John)) GV II Toll cottage, house and workshop on site of former City gaol, now house. c1800 with possibly earlier lower walling. Coursed red sandstone, brick and render; hipped grey slate roofs. EXTERIOR: partly one storey, partly 2 storeys, the 2-storey block of 3 windows. The south face to the City wall has 2 doors, that to west of 6 panels, that to east of 4 fielded panels; two C20 inserted windows between doors; square bay west of west door. The single-storey east wing, of 2 dates, has a 16-pane flush sash and a projecting gabled porch with 2 stone steps to 5-panel door with 2-pane sidelights and 3-pane overlight. The first floor of the main block has 3 recessed 16-pane sashes with painted stone sills and simple lintels. The long workshop wing, west, is partly stone-walled. The lower, outer portion of the east wing appears to have been a toll-cottage; its east end to Upper Northgate Street has an almost full-width canted bay window with replaced large panes. 2 chimneys north of main block ridge; 2 blocked chimneys on ridge of east wing. The north face to the canal has lower walling of stone, an unequal 12-pane flush sash to lodge, a 6-pane sash and 4 replaced windows to main block. Stone plinth with stringcourse, 5 windows with vertical bars and a stone west gable chimney to workshop. INTERIOR not inspected.

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