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Monument Number 897995

Hob Uid: 897995
Location :
Cheshire West And Chester
Cheshire West And Chester
Chester
Grid Ref : SJ4024066190
Summary : A town house, now office and meeting rooms, built in 1591 for Sir Peter Warburton and (via a dowry to his daughter) from 1596 the Stanleys of Alderley who owned it until 1866. It was later bought by the Earl of Derby who gave it to the city in 1929. The south-west wing was rebuilt in the early 18th century and the north wing was rebuilt in 1935. Of two-storeys, now U-shaped, the house has an ashlar sandstone plinth on which stands a timber frame with plaster panels, brick, and a slate roof.
More information :

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : Chester, 06-AUG-1998
Page(s) : 460-1
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 595-1

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Built 1591
Monument End Date : 1591
Monument Start Date : 1591
Monument Type : Town House, Jettied House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Rebuilt early C18
Monument End Date : 1732
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : Town House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Rebuilt 1935
Monument End Date : 1935
Monument Start Date : 1935
Monument Type : Office, Meeting Hall
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 93016
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 470456
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SJ 46 NW 126
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14