RETAINING WALLS AND RAILING OF SEMI CIRCULAR FORECOURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1245518

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALLS AND RAILING OF SEMI CIRCULAR FORECOURT, CASTLE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALLS AND RAILING OF SEMI CIRCULAR FORECOURT, CASTLE SQUARE

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Chester Castle

National Grid Reference: SJ 40402 65801

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 452902

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Journal of the Architectural Archaeological and Historic Society Chester and NWA' in The Architectural Archaeological and Historic Society , , Vol. 26, ()

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