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Curtain Wall to East 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: -2.8921 / 2°53'31"W

OS Eastings: 340482

OS Northings: 365712

OS Grid: SJ404657

Mapcode National: GBR 79.3CZG

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K60J

Plus Code: 9C5V54P5+35

Entry Name: Curtain Wall to East of Inner Bailey

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 452996

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


4/613 Curtain wall to east of
Inner Bailey


Curtain wall. Late C18. Bunter sandstone ashlar. East front: battered wall with large-
scale keel moulding below battlemented parapet which has moulded offset coping.
Buttresses with offsets irregularly placed. Army storage buildings adjoin at lower level
Rear: raised walkway with stone-flagged surface above brick walling. South-south-
eastern curtain wall adjoins to left.

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: SJ4042865717

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