© Ms Naomi J. Hughes
KALEYARD GATE, CITY WALLS
CHESTER, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Ms Naomi J. Hughes
23 September 2002
28 July 1955
Date of last amendment:
06 August 1998
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CHESTER CITY (IM)
SJ4066NE CITY WALLS
595-1/2/112 Kaleyard Gate
(Formerly Listed as:
City Walls & Towers incl.
foundations of SE angle Roman
Fortress wall & tower)
A gated opening for pedestrians through the City Walls cut
c1275 for the monks of St Werburgh's Abbey to have direct
access to their vegetable garden, by permission of Edward I.
Subsequently repaired in various periods. A simple rebated
stone opening with double-boarded oak door opening outward. It
is of special interest as the only medieval gateway in Chester
in approximately its original form to remain in use and closed