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Part of City Walls from Bridgegate to Drum Tower 50 Metres East

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

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Latitude: 53.1864 / 53°11'10"N

Longitude: -2.8888 / 2°53'19"W

OS Eastings: 340703

OS Northings: 365842

OS Grid: SJ407658

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.36SJ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L5LL

Entry Name: Part of City Walls from Bridgegate to Drum Tower 50 Metres East

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470166

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

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Listing Text


595-1/6/126 Part of City Walls from Bridgegate
28/07/55 to drum tower 50 metres east
(Formerly Listed as:
City Walls & Towers incl.
foundations of SE angle Roman
Fortress wall & tower)


Length of City Walls from tower approx 50m east of Bridgegate
(qv) to the Bridgegate (qv). Late C11 to early C12 converted
to a raised promenade 1702-8, repaired in various periods and
altered adjoining the Bridgegate, Lower Bridge Street 1782 by
Joseph Turner. Coursed red sandstone rubble. The ground level
within the wall is approximately equal to the wall walk,
sloping down to Lower Bridge Street, east, but with a drop of
up to 7m on the outer side.

Listing NGR: SJ4070365842

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

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