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25 November 2014

1897 – Bank of Liverpool, Chester

Architect: Douglas & Minshull Designed by Chester’s famous architect John Douglas, and erected in 1897 for the Bank of Liverpool Limited. Their name and logo showing the Liver Bird, is carved into the...

03 January 2014

1881 – Barrow Court, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: John Douglas This was one of Douglas’ largest country houses, built for the grain merchant, Hugh Lyle Smyth. It has been demolished. Also known as Barrowmore. “Barrow-court is pleasantly situated on an...

11 March 2013

1869 – Restoration of Chester Cathedral, Cheshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott, From The Building News: “WE give this week two views of Chester Cathedral as it will appear when restored. Tradition, in this as in so many other cases, ascribes...

11 December 2012

1858 – Crypt Chambers, Eastgate St., Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Published in The Building News, 1860. Constructed to continue the famous Chester Rows within the design, Penson’s Crypt Chambers is a Grade I listed building. It was built as a...

05 September 2012

1866 – Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Designed and built between 1863 and 1866 by the Chester architect Thomas Mainwaring Penson – it his last major work. It was completed after his death by his son’s firm...

15 March 2012

1861 – New Barracks, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Published in The Building News, April 12 1861. A barracks for the Cheshire Militia built in the early 1860s on the west side of Castle Esplanade on the site of...

14 February 2011

1873 – Proposed New Buildings, Kings School, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield View of proposed new buildings published in The Architect, June 28th 1873.

03 January 2011

1885 – Uffington House, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: E.A. Ould Perspective View, including plan published in The Building News, August 21st 1885. Designed for Thomas Hughes QC.

03 November 2010

1885 – Restoration of Chester Cathedral, Cheshire

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield Proposed Restoration of South Transept Front as published in The Builder, May 16th 1885.

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