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SESSIONS HOUSE, CHURCH STREET, NO. 34

Site Details

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NPRN 23470

Map Reference SJ27SW

Grid Reference SJ2435573064

Unitary (Local) Authority Flintshire

Old County Flintshire

Community Flint

Type of Site SESSIONS HOUSE

Broad Class CIVIL

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 17th century remains, mullions and length of old wall. Inside: exterior modernised.

A former sessions house which comprises a 19th century rebuilding and refronting of an earlier 17th century building. It is two storeys, the exterior having scribed stucco, quoins and a slate roof.
The gable end to Church Street has a tall central arch with a first floor window, and an entrance doorway. The left side has five first floor windows set at eaves level (but the left window is a gabled loading bay), while between floors is a raised lettered inscription " Public Supply Stores ".

The interior is said to have length of old wall (17th century), and two 3-light mullioned windows. There is a high ground floor with shopfittings, and a wooden staircase said to have come from the bridge of Brunel's "Great Eastern", which was broken up nearby on the Mersey.
(Source; Cadw listing database) S Fielding 15/05/2006

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