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Artillery Stores Below the Eastern Wall of Inner Bailey

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1852 / 53°11'6"N

Longitude: -2.892 / 2°53'31"W

OS Eastings: 340489

OS Northings: 365714

OS Grid: SJ404657

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.360V

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K62H

Entry Name: Artillery Stores Below the Eastern Wall of Inner Bailey

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 452900

Location: Chester Castle, Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Chester Castle

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 4065 NE
SJ 4065 NW
2/601 4/601


CHESTER CASTLE
Artillery Stores below eastern wall of Inner Bailey

GV II

Artillery stores now County Council stores. Mid C19. Bunter sandstone rusticated ashlar. Single and two storeys. Eastern front: Gun stores to left. Five arched entrances with ashlar voussoirs joining flat-topped arches. Later low recessed walls to each arch with metal window frames above. Five sash windows to first floor of 4 x 4 panes, that at centre wider and originally forming a loft door. Recessed single bay to left with sash windows of 4 x 6 panes to first floor and 2-light casement to ground floor. Single storey portion to left again of 4 bays with 2-light casement windows and battlemented parapet. C20 brick addition at left. To the right of this is a projecting gabled portion. Two ground floor double doorways with cambered arches with voussoirs and central round-arched hoist-door to first floor centre with 3 C20 single-light windows to left. C20 corrugated iron cladding to gable.

Source:
Frank Simpson - "Chester Castle AD 907-1925." Journal of the Architectural Archaeological and Historic Society, Chester and North Wales. New Series vol. XXVI part II.


Listing NGR: SJ4048365740

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