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Boundary Wall North and West of Abbey Gate College

A Grade II Listed Building in Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1511 / 53°9'3"N

Longitude: -2.8353 / 2°50'7"W

OS Eastings: 344234

OS Northings: 361875

OS Grid: SJ442618

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.5FSQ

Mapcode Global: WH88N.F224

Entry Name: Boundary Wall North and West of Abbey Gate College

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55371

Location: Aldford and Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aldford and Saighton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bruera St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 46 SW

(East side)

Boundary wall north and west of Abbey Gate College



Walls, probably medieval, with subsequent repairs and alterations, and
gateposts circa 1870. Red sandstone. The walls stand on sandstone
bedrock; the inner face (to the Grange garden) is between 2 and 4 feet
high, the outer face (including the exposed outcrop) up to 15 feet
high. The intention of light fortification appears probable. The
north wall is of irregular coursed rubble, slightly battered, with a
vertical projection towards the east end and a raised parapet. The
west wall is of squared snecked rubble; gateposts of sandstone at the
south end have pyramidal finials and bear, on shields, the Grosvenor
sheaf, left, and a talbot dog, right.

Listing NGR: SJ 44234 61875

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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