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Kaleyard Gate

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

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Latitude: 53.1926 / 53°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.8896 / 2°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 340658

OS Northings: 366536

OS Grid: SJ406665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2SP6

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L06T

Entry Name: Kaleyard Gate

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470155

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


595-1/2/112 Kaleyard Gate
(Formerly Listed as:
City Walls & Towers incl.
foundations of SE angle Roman
Fortress wall & tower)


A gated opening for pedestrians through the City Walls cut
c1275 for the monks of St Werburgh's Abbey to have direct
access to their vegetable garden, by permission of Edward I.
Subsequently repaired in various periods. A simple rebated
stone opening with double-boarded oak door opening outward. It
is of special interest as the only medieval gateway in Chester
in approximately its original form to remain in use and closed

Listing NGR: SJ4065866536

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

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