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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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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

Plus Code: 9C5V54P5+36

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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Artillery Stores below eastern wall of Inner Bailey


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.

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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