World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Chester Castle (parish)

Article Id: WHEBN0003125720
Reproduction Date:

Title: Chester Castle (parish)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Cheshire West and Chester, Coddington, Cheshire, Agden, Cheshire West and Chester, Moors murders, Anderton with Marbury
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Chester Castle (parish)

Chester Castle
Civil parish
Coordinates:
Country England
Primary council Cheshire West and Chester
County Cheshire
Region North West
Status Civil parish
Main settlements none
Government
 • UK Parliament City of Chester
 • EU Parliament North West England
Population
 • Total 0

Chester Castle is an area around the castle in Chester. It was historically an extra-parochial area and today remains a civil parish,[1] although with no inhabitants.

The parish is bounded by Castle Drive to the south, Grosvenor Street (the A483) to the west, and Castle Street and St Mary's Hill to the east. Apart from the castle/prison, the parish also includes the Crown Courts, County Hall, and the Cheshire Military Museum. In April-May 1966, the infamous Moors murders case was tried at Cheshire Crown Court.

It was part of the Chester Rural District, despite being in the middle of the city, and did not form part of Chester County Borough. This meant that County Hall was actually in the administrative county of Cheshire which it administered. The Local Government Act 1972 saw it become part of Chester District, along with the rest of Chester Rural District. Since April 2009 County Hall has been the headquarters of the Cheshire West and Chester Council.

In 1891 it had a population of 249, which had declined to 8 by 1971.[2] According to the 2001 Census it had no inhabitants at all.

See also

References

  1. ^
  2. ^


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.