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© Ms Naomi J. Hughes

IoE Number: 470120
Photographer: Ms Naomi J. Hughes
Date Photographed: 07 October 2002
Date listed: 28 July 1955
Date of last amendment: 06 August 1998
Grade I

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CHESTER CITY (IM) SJ4066NW CITY WALLS 595-1/1/102 City Wall from Bonewaldesthorne 28/07/55 Tower to Pemberton's Parlour (Formerly Listed as: City Walls & Towers incl. foundations of SE angle Roman Fortress wall & tower) GV I Part of City Walls. Late C11-early C12 origin, altered to form raised promenade 1701-8; pierced and linked with bridge for the wall walk 1846 for the Holyhead Railway and with subsequent repairs. Coursed red rubble sandstone with bridge of cast-iron. The north, outer, face of the wall has plinth thrice recessed with weathered caps. The south face is shear. East of the bridge the earth bank reduces the exposed height of the wall to 12 courses. Stair C18 or C19 of 34 stone steps in 3 flights down to Canal Basin, north. This portion of the wall is 230m long; the wall walk approx 2m wide. (Bartholomew City Guides: Harris B: Chester: Edinburgh: 1979-: 94; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Hubbard E: Cheshire: 1971-: 155).

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