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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: MAIN GATEWAY, TO GROSVENOR PARK ROAD, AND YARD GATE PIERS

List entry Number: 1375827

Location

MAIN GATEWAY, TO GROSVENOR PARK ROAD, AND YARD GATE PIERS, GROSVENOR PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Jul-1998

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469806

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 GROSVENOR PARK 1932-1/6/130 (North side) 10/01/72 Main gateway, to Grosvenor Park Road, and yard gate piers (Formerly Listed as: GROSVENOR PARK Boundary Wall around Grosvenor Park)

GV II

Screen, end-piers and gate piers to main park entrance. 1865-67. By John Douglas at expense of second Marquis of Westminster. For Chester City Council. Granite. Quadrant plinths to side-screens in "crazy paving" rubble; square end-piers, side-piers to pedestrian gates flanking carriage-entrance gate piers. The main piers have ornate moulded octagonal finials, the smaller piers are square, diminishing to octagonal section beneath bluntly-pointed caps. Probably original cast-iron piers and gate to maintenance yard immediately left of main gateway. (Chester City Council and Committee: Park Committee Minutes: 1865-1867: PASSIM; Hubbard E: The Work of John Douglas: London: 1991-: 46-48).





Listing NGR: SJ4118666352

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Hubbard, E - Title: The Work of John Douglas - Date: 1991 - Page References: 46-48

National Grid Reference: SJ 41186 66352

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