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1652 Building

This print produced by lithography depicts an example of seventeenth century English architecture. The building is dated 1652 and below the central window carries the phrase "Gods providence is mine inheritance". To the left is a sign for "J.Hulse, Plumber, Glass Dealer, Glazier".

Q Does anyone know where this building is located and if it still exists?

Armchair Architect

A It's God's Providence House, Watergate, Chester. It's still there, in the Rows.



This regular feature invites answers by email to members’ questions on an item of ephemera.


Ephemera - minor transient documents of every day life