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Little Abbey Gateway

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

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Latitude: 53.1928 / 53°11'34"N

Longitude: -2.8925 / 2°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 340467

OS Northings: 366561

OS Grid: SJ404665

Mapcode National: GBR 79.2ZWL

Mapcode Global: WH88F.J0VN

Entry Name: Little Abbey Gateway

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470363

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


595-1/1/320 Little Abbey Gateway
(Formerly Listed as:
Little Abbey Gateway)


Gate arch and part of precinct wall to the former Abbey of St
Werburgh (now Cathedral Church of Christ & the Blessed Virgin
Mary, St Werburgh Street qv). C14. Coursed red sandstone. The
basket-arched entry has an eroded chamfer to the street and on
the inner face a rebate for the former gate, with eroded slots
perhaps for hinges or bars. Included at high grade for
historic interest.

Listing NGR: SJ4046766561

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

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