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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
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
CHESTER CITY (EM)
SJ4066 THE GROVES
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
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