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Peripheral Wall, Gates and Railings to St Marys Churchyard

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

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Latitude: 53.1864 / 53°11'10"N

Longitude: -2.8915 / 2°53'29"W

OS Eastings: 340523

OS Northings: 365844

OS Grid: SJ405658

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.363Q

Mapcode Global: WH88F.K59L

Plus Code: 9C5V54P5+G9

Entry Name: Peripheral Wall, Gates and Railings to St Marys Churchyard

Listing Date: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470380

Location: Chester Castle, Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Chester Castle

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

Tagged with: Wall

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595-1/6/341 (South side)
Peripheral wall, gates and railings
to St Mary's Churchyard


Wall, railings and gates to St Mary's Churchyard. Wall
medieval, repaired; gates and railings C19. The churchyard is
level with St Mary's Hill to the north, but some 6m above the
level of the ground sloping steeply down to the south. The
retaining wall is largely of coursed sandstone, with bedrock
exposed to south and west and minor repairs in smaller stones
and brick; part of the wall is battered; 2 buttresses at
south-west corner and recent buttresses to east side. Stone
plinth to railings; gabled stone gate piers to iron gates,
north, with dogbars, angel-wings and pineapple finials; the
steps up were blocked from an iron east gate in 1815
(inscription). Simple iron railings with square bars.

Listing NGR: SJ4052265845

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