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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
Entry Name: Artillery Stores Below the Eastern Wall of Inner Bailey
Listing Date: 26 February 1985
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
SJ 4065 NE
SJ 4065 NW
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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