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Latitude: 53.1933 / 53°11'35"N
Longitude: -2.896 / 2°53'45"W
OS Eastings: 340231
OS Northings: 366619
OS Grid: SJ402666
Mapcode National: GBR 79.2YWD
Mapcode Global: WH887.HZ5V
Entry Name: Part of City Wall from St Martins Gate (Not Included) to Morgans Mount
Listing Date: 28 July 1955
Last Amended: 6 August 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376133
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470123
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 Oswald and St Thomas of Canterbury
Church of England Diocese: Chester
CHESTER CITY (IM)
SJ4066NW CITY WALLS
595-1/1/105 Part of City Wall from St Martin's
28/07/55 Gate (not included) to Morgan's
(Formerly Listed as:
City Walls & Towers incl.
foundations of SE angle Roman
Fortress wall & tower)
Part of City Wall on line of north wall of Roman legionary
fortress adjoining the former north-west corner tower.
Medieval wall of late C11 to early C12 origin converted to
raised promenade 1702-8 and subsequently repaired. Red
sandstone coursed rubble. The outline of the Roman north-west
corner tower is marked in setts let into the pavement at the
corner of St Martin's Way and Water Tower Street. The masonry
of the medieval wall shows much subsequent repair.
Opposite Morgan's Mount (qv), a stone stair of 2 flights of
steps may indicate the projection of a former tower.
This length of the wall is approx 30m long and approx 2m wide.
(Strickland TJ: Roman Chester: Nelson: 1984-1986: PASSIM;
Bartholomew City Guides: Harris B: Chester: Edinburgh: 1979-:
85; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Listing NGR: SJ4023166619
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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