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Description: Portion of Town Wall to Rear of Numbers 9 to 13
Date Listed: 10 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 210800
OS Grid Reference: SJ8961490554
OS Grid Coordinates: 389614, 390554
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4117, -2.1577
1. GREAT UNDERBANK
5086 Town Wall
SJ 8990 NE 1/206
SJ 8990 SE 2/206A
Remains of mediaeval town wall of Stockport. The most substantial section
in vicinity of rear of premises occupied by Midland Bank, Great Underbank,
consists of about 7 metres of roughly hewn red sandstone ashlar blocks, supported
by a buttress. About 0.75 metres above the top of the buttress and 1 metre
to the south along the wall there is a water spout which drains the original
rampart and cuts throng the remaining section of wall. The 2nd fragment
of wall is located to the east of Mealhouse Brow, behind Nos 9 to 13 (odd).
It is less substantial and is a collection of fragments rather than a continuous
stretch. Other fragments are said to exist to the rear of Nos 9 to 13 (odd)
Listing NGR: SJ8961490554
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Source: English Heritage
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