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Latitude: 53.1871 / 53°11'13"N
Longitude: -2.8878 / 2°53'16"W
OS Eastings: 340770
OS Northings: 365921
OS Grid: SJ407659
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.3705
Mapcode Global: WH88F.M511
Entry Name: Recorders Steps
Listing Date: 28 July 1955
Last Amended: 6 August 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376170
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470164
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 (IM)
SJ4065NE CITY WALLS
595-1/6/124 Recorders Steps
(Formerly Listed as:
City Walls & Towers incl.
foundations of SE angle Roman
Fortress wall & tower)
Stone steps in 2 offset flights of 12 and 15 steps, from the
City Walls to the Groves. 1820-22. For Chester Corporation.
The lower flight is separated from the wall by a strip of
Gothick stonework. A plaque probably 1881, set into the wall,
erroneously dated, is inscribed RECORDER'S STEPS Erected by
the Corporation of this City A.D.1700 for the Convenience of
ROGER COMBERBACH, Recorder.
A boarded door in probably late C19 ashlar archway through the
wall near the drum tower (qv), west, is inscribed EDGAR HOUSE.
(Bartholomew City Guides: Harris B: Chester: Edinburgh: 1979-:
Listing NGR: SJ4077065921
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