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Garden Wall to the Old Palace, with Gates and Overthrow

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

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Latitude: 53.188 / 53°11'16"N

Longitude: -2.8862 / 2°53'10"W

OS Eastings: 340883

OS Northings: 366019

OS Grid: SJ408660

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.31G3

Mapcode Global: WH88F.M4VC

Entry Name: Garden Wall to the Old Palace, with Gates and Overthrow

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469929

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

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


1932-1/6/147 (North side)
Garden wall to the Old Palace, with
gates and overthrow


Wall to south, west and east of garden of the Old Palace (qv),
now largely car park walls. Mid C18, possibly partly earlier
to south; gateway probably C18, gates and overthrow later.
Bedrock, coursed sandstone rubble and brown brick;
wrought-iron. The south wall is stone, partly on exposed
bedrock and with parapet of old brick; brick gate piers with
replaced ball finials. iron gateposts with vase panels and
Greek vase finials; simple gate with square dogbars, main bars
and rectangular rails; scrolled overthrow with central spear.
The west wall is coursed sandstone and old brick, on bedrock;
the east side is brick; simple stone copings; the wall varies
between 3-5m in height.

Listing NGR: SJ4088366018

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

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