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Churchyard Wall, Piers and Gates to St Thomas of Canterbury

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

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Latitude: 53.1986 / 53°11'54"N

Longitude: -2.8966 / 2°53'47"W

OS Eastings: 340202

OS Northings: 367205

OS Grid: SJ402672

Mapcode National: GBR 79.2JX1

Mapcode Global: WH887.GVXS

Entry Name: Churchyard Wall, Piers and Gates to St Thomas of Canterbury

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469722

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Garden Quarter

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St Oswald and St Thomas of Canterbury

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1932-1/2/42 (South side)
10/01/72 Churchyard wall, piers and gates to
St Thomas of Canterbury
(Formerly Listed as:
Wall surrounding churchyard)


North-west side of churchyard wall, gate piers and gates. Late
C19. Squared snecked sandstone and cast-iron. The wall retains
the churchyard which is 1 metre above street level. Roughly
rounded flush coping stones. A pair of square ashlar gate
piers with tooled raised panels to sides of piers and faces of
2-stage pyramidal heads. Cast-iron gate with dogbars, roundels
between double lower and upper rails and panel decorated with
foliar-cusped quatrefoils. A pair of gates of similar design
but without piers, opposite north porch. The wall continues
south-east along Parkgate Road (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ4020267205

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

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