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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RETAINING WALLS AND RAILING OF SEMI CIRCULAR FORECOURT

List entry Number: 1245518

Location

RETAINING WALLS AND RAILING OF SEMI CIRCULAR FORECOURT, CASTLE SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityChester Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 452902

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History

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Details

SJ 4065 NW CHESTER CASTLE CASTLE SQUARE

4/603 Retaining walls and railing of semi-circular 1.6.67 forecourt

GV II

Walls and railings. c.1811-1813. By Thomas Harrison of Chester. Ashlar and cast iron. Two ΒΌ-circular walls with spurs to north and east, forming a semi-circular enclosure and area railing before 'B' block. Battered retaining wall to ditch with roll moulding below top. Rectangular piers with mouldings below tops. Cast iron railing panels each of three rectangles with imposed cross pattern.

Source: Frank Simpson - "Chester Castle AD 907-1925". Journal of the Architectural, Archaeological and Historic Society, Chester and North Wales. New Series Vol XXVI Part II.

Listing NGR: SJ4052865784

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: The Architectural Archaeological and Historic Society - Journal Title: Journal of the Architectural Archaeological and Historic Society Chester and NWA - Volume: 26

National Grid Reference: SJ 40402 65801

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