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Latitude: 53.185 / 53°11'6"N
Longitude: -2.8925 / 2°53'33"W
OS Eastings: 340454
OS Northings: 365699
OS Grid: SJ404656
Mapcode National: GBR 79.3CW6
Mapcode Global: WH88F.J6TM
Plus Code: 9C5V54P4+2X
Entry Name: Curtain Wall to South of Inner Bailey
Listing Date: 1 June 1967
Last Amended: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 452995
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
Curtain wall to south of Inner Bailey
(formerly listed as Curtain wall, earlier remains including Sallyport and Halfmoon Tower)
Curtain wall. Dated 1786 on datestone. Bunter sandstone ashlar. South facing central
wall with lateral walls facing south-south-west and south-south-east. South front:
battered walls with raised rusticated quoins to corners and large-scale roll moulding
below battlemented parapet which has a moulded offset coping. The datestone is at the
centre of the south-south-western wall. Rear: raised walkway with stone-flagged and
tarmacadam surface on brick walling. Western and south-western curtain wall adjoins to
left (q.v.) and eastern wall at right (q.v.).
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: SJ 40454 65699
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