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Old Newgate

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

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Latitude: 53.1891 / 53°11'20"N

Longitude: -2.8883 / 2°53'17"W

OS Eastings: 340744

OS Northings: 366152

OS Grid: SJ407661

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.30WY

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L3VG

Entry Name: Old Newgate

Listing Date: 28 July 1955

Last Amended: 6 August 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470373

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


595-1/4/334 Old Newgate
(Formerly Listed as:
The Newgate and Old Newgate)


Also known as: The Wolfgate.
Gateway through City Wall. Early C17. Red sandstone with
wrought-iron gate, side-screens and overthrow. The
basket-arched opening has rounded arrises. The Old Newgate is
the earliest surviving post-medieval opening in the City Wall.

Listing NGR: SJ4075166137

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

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