THE BRIDGEGATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1376320

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Aug-1998

Statutory Address: THE BRIDGEGATE, LOWER BRIDGE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE BRIDGEGATE, LOWER BRIDGE STREET

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 40675 65829

Summary

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NE LOWER BRIDGE STREET 595-1/6/246 The Bridgegate 28/07/55 (Formerly Listed as: The Bridgegate)

GV I

Archway in place of City gatehouse. 1781-2. By Joseph Turner. For Chester City Corporation. Yellow sandstone ashlar. Classical. Segmental arch over carriageway with a round pedestrian archway in each projecting abutment. Chamfered rustication beneath impost level and in reveals and intrados. A recessed panel in entablature above each face of each pedestrian arch: over north face of east arch inscribed The Old Gate having long been inconvenient was taken down A.D. MDCCLXXXI JOSEPH SNOW MAYOR THOMAS AMERY: HENRY HEGG Treasurers; over north face of west arch: This Gate was begun April MDCCLXXXII and finished December the same Year: THOMAS PATTON Esquire Mayor: THOMAS COTGREAVE Esquire: HENRY HESKETH Esquire Treasurers; over south face of west arch carved fasces; over south face of east arch a carved balance. Balustraded parapets. Joseph Turner was also architect of the Watergate, 1788 (qv). (Chester City Assembly Books: 1781-1782).







Listing NGR: SJ4067565829

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 470315

Legacy System: LBS

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