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BILLY HOBBYS WELL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BILLY HOBBYS WELL

List entry Number: 1375825

Location

BILLY HOBBYS WELL, GROSVENOR PARK

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469804

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 GROSVENOR PARK 1932-1/6/133 (South side) 10/01/72 Billy Hobby's Well

GV II

Pumphouse pavilion for water garden in Grosvenor Park. 1865-67. By John Douglas at the expense of the 2nd Marquis of Westminster. For Chester City Council. Sandstone ashlar, red and buff. Octagonal on square plinth; each cardinal face has a pointed-arched opening with a pair of polished red granite columns attached to each jamb, with C13-style capitals; voussoirs with carved roses; wrought-iron bars with spiked crooks; recessed circlet in each canted side, with armorial sheafs and portcullises; carved cove forming cornice beneath eaves of light-grey slate spire surmounted by a copper fish as weathervane, on a lead finial. (Chester City Council and Committee: Park Committee Minutes: 1865-1867: PASSIM; Hubbard E: The Work of John Douglas: London: 1991-: 47; 50; 81).



Listing NGR: SJ4127766202

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hubbard, E, The Work of John Douglas, (2013), 47, 50, 81

National Grid Reference: SJ 41277 66202

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