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Latitude: 53.186 / 53°11'9"N
Longitude: -2.8933 / 2°53'35"W
OS Eastings: 340402
OS Northings: 365802
OS Grid: SJ404658
Mapcode National: GBR 79.3CPD
Mapcode Global: WH88F.J5GX
Plus Code: 9C5V54P4+9M
Entry Name: Retaining Walls and Railing of Semi Circular Forecourt
Listing Date: 1 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245518
English Heritage Legacy ID: 452902
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 NW CHESTER CASTLE CASTLE SQUARE
4/603 Retaining walls and
railing of semi-circular
Walls and railings. c.1811-1813. By Thomas Harrison of Chester. Ashlar and
cast iron. Two ¼-circular walls with spurs to north and east, forming a
semi-circular enclosure and area railing before 'B' block. Battered retaining
wall to ditch with roll moulding below top. Rectangular piers with mouldings
below tops. Cast iron railing panels each of three rectangles with imposed
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: SJ4052865784
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