List entry

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: PARK WALL AND GATE PIERS FROM LOVE STREET NORTH TO HOBBYS WELL SOUTH

List entry Number: 1375829

Location

PARK WALL AND GATE PIERS FROM LOVE STREET NORTH TO HOBBYS WELL SOUTH, 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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469808

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4066 GROSVENOR PARK 1932-1/6/132 (South side) 10/01/72 Park wall and gate piers from Love Street north to Hobby's Well south (Formerly Listed as: GROSVENOR PARK Boundary Wall round Grosvenor Park)

GV II

Boundary wall, with gate piers, of Grosvenor Park from Love Street at its junction with Union Street, north, and Billy Hobby's Well (qv) by Grosvenor Park Terrace, south. 1865-1867. By John Douglas at the expense of the 2nd Marquis of Westminster. For Chester City Council. Squared snecked sandstone rubble and granite. Plinth and replaced railings between Love Street and the north-west gateway which has square granite piers diminishing to octagonal section beneath ornate moulded finials; plinth and replaced railings between north-west gateway and west gateway, opposite St John Baptist churchyard, which has 2 chamfered granite piers diminishing to octagonal section towards blunt-pointed caps; rock-faced squared snecked sandstone wall up to 2m high and stepping down with slope of path towards Dee; south-west gateway inserted to give access from the Groves and the Suspension Bridge (qv); south wall, partly a retaining wall, approx 1.6m high; south gateway to Grosvenor Park Terrace and 2 chamfered granite piers diminishing to blunt-pointed octagonal caps; plinth and replaced railing between gateway and Billy Hobby's Well (qv). (Chester City Council and Committee: Park Committee Minutes: 1865-1867: PASSIM; Hubbard E: The Work of John Douglas: London: 1991-: 46-48).





Listing NGR: SJ4097266153

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hubbard, E, The Work of John Douglas, (1991), 46-48

National Grid Reference: SJ 40972 66157

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