Gateway to the Shire Hall courtyard, Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire

Gateway to the Shire Hall courtyard, Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire
Photograph taken 1945 - 1980 © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/04512

The Shire Hall was built on the site of the inner bailey of Chester Castle. Built between 1785 and 1822 by Thomas Harrison, it was an important Greek Revival monument. The entrance to the courtyard is seen here, flanked by lodges.

Location

Cheshire Chester

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

architecture gate monument greek arch Georgian (1714 - 1836)