CURTAIN WALL TO SOUTH OF INNER BAILEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1245539
Date first listed:
01-Jun-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
CURTAIN WALL TO SOUTH OF INNER BAILEY, INNER BAILEY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CURTAIN WALL TO SOUTH OF INNER BAILEY, INNER BAILEY

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:
SJ4045465699

Details

SJ 4065 NW 4/612 1.6.67

CHESTER CASTLE INNER BAILEY

Curtain wall to south of Inner Bailey (formerly listed as Curtain wall, earlier remains including Sallyport and Halfmoon Tower) II

GV

Curtain wall. Dated 1786 on datestone. Bunter sandstone ashlar. South facing central wall with lateral walls facing south-south-west and south-south-east. South front: battered walls with raised rusticated quoins to corners and large-scale roll moulding below battlemented parapet which has a moulded offset coping. The datestone is at the centre of the south-south-western wall. Rear: raised walkway with stone-flagged and tarmacadam surface on brick walling. Western and south-western curtain wall adjoins to left (q.v.) and eastern wall at right (q.v.).

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: SJ 40454 65699

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
452995
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, ()

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03254/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael J Tuck. Source Historic England Archive
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