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 PIERS TO EAST OF HOBBYS WELL TO DEE LANE AND HEADLANDS

List entry Number: 1375830

Location

PARK WALL AND PIERS TO EAST OF HOBBYS WELL TO DEE LANE AND HEADLANDS, 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: 469809

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 GROSVENOR PARK 1932-1/6/134 (East side) 10/01/72 Park wall and piers east of Hobby's Well to Dee Lane & Headlands (Formerly Listed as: GROSVENOR PARK Boundary Wall round Grosvenor Park)

GV II

Wall and gate piers to Grosvenor Park from Billy Hobby's Well (qv) east, north along Grosvenor Park Terrace and Dee Lane and west along The Headlands. 1865-67. 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 from Billy Hobby's Well to south-east gateway which has 2 chamfered piers diminishing to octagonal-section blunt-pointed caps; squared snecked sandstone rubble retaining wall 2m high between south-west gateway and inserted gateway at junction of The Headlands with Dee Lane; similar wall to The Headlands, stepping up with the slope of the alley towards the main park gateway (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: SJ4129366345

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 41293 66345

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