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Part of City Wall from Bridgegate to County Hall (Not Included)

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

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Latitude: 53.1861 / 53°11'9"N

Longitude: -2.8896 / 2°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 340653

OS Northings: 365815

OS Grid: SJ406658

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.36M4

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L57S

Entry Name: Part of City Wall from Bridgegate to County Hall (Not Included)

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470167

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


595-1/6/128 Part of City Wall from Bridgegate to
28/07/55 County Hall (not included)
(Formerly Listed as:
City Walls & Towers incl.
foundations of SE angle Roman
Fortress wall & tower)


A length of wall approx 70m long carrying the wall walk from
the Bridgegate (qv) down to pavement level south-east of
County Hall (not included). Late C11 to early C12; converted
to a raised promenade 1702-8, altered on demolition of the
former fortified gateway and C17 water-supply tower for the
building of the present Bridgegate; 1781 by Joseph Turner for
the City Corporation and realigned 1830s by the Council of the
County Palatine of Chester for improvement of land adjoining
the County Gaol. Coursed red sandstone, simply detailed.
(Bartholomew City Guides: Collens J: Chester City: 1979-:

Listing NGR: SJ4065365815

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