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Main Gateway, to Grosvenor Park Road, and Yard Gate Piers

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.191 / 53°11'27"N

Longitude: -2.8817 / 2°52'54"W

OS Eastings: 341184

OS Northings: 366354

OS Grid: SJ411663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2VYJ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.P2Y1

Entry Name: Main Gateway, to Grosvenor Park Road, and Yard Gate Piers

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469806

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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



SJ4166
1932-1/6/130
10/01/72

CHESTER CITY (EM)
GROSVENOR PARK
(North side)


Main gateway, to Grosvenor Park Road, and yard gate piers

(Formerly Listed as: GROSVENOR PARK Boundary Wall around Grosvenor Park)

II

GV

Screen, end-piers and gate piers to main park entrance.
1865-67. By John Douglas at expense of second Marquis of
Westminster. For Chester City Council. Granite. Quadrant
plinths to side-screens in "crazy paving" rubble; square
end-piers, side-piers to pedestrian gates flanking
carriage-entrance gate piers. The main piers have ornate
moulded octagonal finials, the smaller piers are square,
diminishing to octagonal section beneath bluntly-pointed caps.
Probably original cast-iron piers and gate to maintenance yard
immediately left of main gateway.
(Chester City Council and Committee: Park Committee Minutes:
1865-1867: PASSIM; Hubbard E: The Work of John Douglas:
London: 1991-: 46-48).


Listing NGR: SJ 41184 66354

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

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