10–28 Nicholas Street, Chester

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10–28 Nicholas Street, Chester
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Nicholas Street, Chester
Location Chester, Cheshire, England
Coordinates 53°11′21″N 2°53′42″W / 53.1891°N 2.8951°W / 53.1891; -2.8951Coordinates: 53°11′21″N 2°53′42″W / 53.1891°N 2.8951°W / 53.1891; -2.8951
OS grid reference SJ 403 661
Built 1780
Architect Joseph Turner
Architectural style(s) Georgian
Listed Building – Grade II
Designated 28 July 1955
Reference no. 1376327
10–28 Nicholas Street, Chester is located in Cheshire
10–28 Nicholas Street, Chester
Location in Cheshire

10–28 Nicholas Street is a terrace of houses on the west side of the street in Chester, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.[1]

History[edit]

The terrace was built in 1780, it was designed by Joseph Turner, and originally consisted of ten town houses.[1] The terrace became known as "Pillbox Promenade", or "Pillbox Row", because many of the houses were used as doctors' surgeries, it is the "longest and most uniform of any of the Georgian properties in Chester".[2]

Architecture[edit]

The houses are constructed in brown brick in Flemish bond, with stone dressings and grey slate roofs, they are in three storeys plus a basement, and contain sash windows.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Historic England. "Number 10–28 and steps, railings and lamp holder, Nicholas Street, Chester (1376327)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Langtree, Stephen; Comyns, Alan, eds. (2001), 2000 Years of Building: Chester's Architectural Legacy, Chester: Chester Civic Trust, p. 131, ISBN 0-9540152-0-7