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Front Garden Wall to Bishops House Including Gate Piers and Arch

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1926 / 53°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.8911 / 2°53'28"W

OS Eastings: 340556

OS Northings: 366539

OS Grid: SJ405665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2S89

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K0GT

Entry Name: Front Garden Wall to Bishops House Including Gate Piers and Arch

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376034

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470020

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

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4066NE ABBEY SQUARE
595-1/2/21 Front garden wall to Bishop's House
10/01/72 including gate piers and arch

GV II

Front garden wall and gate piers to Bishop's House (qv). C18
with probably earlier plinth, altered. Sandstone and Flemish
bond brown brick to Abbey Square and English garden wall bond
brickwork, partly renewed, to Abbey Street. Plinth of coursed
sandstone; square gate piers to Abbey Square have plain
plinths and fluted capstones with cornices crowned with
pyramidal tops with stone balls. A wrought-iron pedestrian
gate in stone Gothick gateway with trefoil-headed panels in
the posts and a cusped ogee carved in the lintel under a coved
stone hood to Abbey Street. The wall coping in stone; a
stepped gable to a shed in the garden at corner of Abbey
Square; the plinth east of the gateway to Abbey Street is
re-faced.

Listing NGR: SJ4055166538

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

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