Category Archives: 1860’s

An article about a murder in #Hoole #Chester in 1878

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Serious Fire at #Hoole Lane Bridge #Chester from May 1867

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Chester Cathedral, Chester – Circa 1865

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Roman Hypocaust, Bridge Street, Chester – 1863

The above picture was taken in 1863 on the site of the former Feathers Hotel in Bridge Street, while during its demolition work found the remains of a Roman Hypocaust. Also in the picture if you look at the rear … Continue reading

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Bonewaldesthorne’s Tower, Chester

The above picture was taken from the Water Tower facing Bonewaldesthorne’s Tower and the Walls. You can see in the picture a statue of Queen Anne, which was relocated here from the former Exchange which was destroyed by fire on … Continue reading

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Chester Cathedral, Chester

The above picture shows the restoration taking place, which started in 1868. The architect in charge of the project was Sir George Gilbert Scott. The restoration was completed in 1876 and cost £83,000

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Eastgate Street, Chester

The above picture of Eastgate Street was taken some time after 1865, as the Grosvenor Hotel is located on the right side, you can also see that the clock is not present on the Eastgate, which was presented in celebration … Continue reading

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