SJ4166 : Drury House, Chester - September 1994

taken 27 years ago, near to Hoole, Cheshire, Great Britain

Drury House, Chester - September 1994
Drury House, Chester - September 1994
Drury House is located at the southern end of Westminster Road at the junction with Lightfoot Street. It was designed by Chester based architect John Douglas as a public house and built in 1877, however due to objections by the local temperance movement it was never granted a licence. It served as a shop and off-licence until the 1980s when it was sold as a private residence but due to its unusual design the building remained on the market for many years. This photo shows Drury House still boarded up in 1994. See also the same building in 2016 SJ4166 : Road Junction on Lightfoot Street, Chester

Source: Hoole History & Heritage Society
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Date Taken
September 1994   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 March, 2021
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Chester 
County (from Tags)
Cheshire 
Country (from Tags)
England 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4174 6692 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.7692N 2:52.4112W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4172 6690
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Shop (Closed)  Former Shop  Derelict  Street  Junction 

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