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Park Wall and Piers to East of Hobbys Well to Dee Lane and Headlands

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1909 / 53°11'27"N

Longitude: -2.8801 / 2°52'48"W

OS Eastings: 341293

OS Northings: 366345

OS Grid: SJ412663

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2WDS

Mapcode Global: WH88F.Q2Q2

Plus Code: 9C5V54R9+9X

Entry Name: Park Wall and Piers to East of Hobbys Well to Dee Lane and Headlands

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469809

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Boughton

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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Description


CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 GROSVENOR PARK
1932-1/6/134 (East side)
10/01/72 Park wall and piers east of Hobby's
Well to Dee Lane & Headlands
(Formerly Listed as:
GROSVENOR PARK
Boundary Wall round Grosvenor Park)

GV II

Wall and gate piers to Grosvenor Park from Billy Hobby's Well
(qv) east, north along Grosvenor Park Terrace and Dee Lane and
west along The Headlands. 1865-67. By John Douglas at the
expense of the 2nd Marquis of Westminster. For Chester City
Council. Squared snecked sandstone rubble and granite. Plinth
and replaced railings from Billy Hobby's Well to south-east
gateway which has 2 chamfered piers diminishing to
octagonal-section blunt-pointed caps; squared snecked
sandstone rubble retaining wall 2m high between south-west
gateway and inserted gateway at junction of The Headlands with
Dee Lane; similar wall to The Headlands, stepping up with the
slope of the alley towards the main park gateway (qv).
(Chester City Council and Committee: Park Committee Minutes:
1865-1867: PASSIM; Hubbard E: The Work of John Douglas:
London: 1991-: 46-48).

Listing NGR: SJ4129366345

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