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Latitude: 53.1862 / 53°11'10"N
Longitude: -2.8892 / 2°53'21"W
OS Eastings: 340675
OS Northings: 365829
OS Grid: SJ406658
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.36P9
Mapcode Global: WH88F.L5CP
Entry Name: The Bridgegate
Listing Date: 28 July 1955
Last Amended: 6 August 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376320
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470315
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 LOWER BRIDGE STREET
595-1/6/246 The Bridgegate
(Formerly Listed as:
Archway in place of City gatehouse. 1781-2. By Joseph Turner.
For Chester City Corporation. Yellow sandstone ashlar.
Classical. Segmental arch over carriageway with a round
pedestrian archway in each projecting abutment. Chamfered
rustication beneath impost level and in reveals and intrados.
A recessed panel in entablature above each face of each
pedestrian arch: over north face of east arch inscribed The
Old Gate having long been inconvenient was taken down A.D.
MDCCLXXXI JOSEPH SNOW MAYOR THOMAS AMERY: HENRY HEGG
Treasurers; over north face of west arch: This Gate was begun
April MDCCLXXXII and finished December the same Year: THOMAS
PATTON Esquire Mayor: THOMAS COTGREAVE Esquire: HENRY HESKETH
Esquire Treasurers; over south face of west arch carved
fasces; over south face of east arch a carved balance.
Joseph Turner was also architect of the Watergate, 1788 (qv).
(Chester City Assembly Books: 1781-1782).
Listing NGR: SJ4067565829
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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