Current Projects

The Cheshire Historic Buildings Preservation trust Projects for 2024 Need Your Help.

Below are the projects selected by Cheshire Historic Buildings Preservation Trust for donation and funding for 2024. 

Please donate as much as you can to play your part in securing the future of Cheshire’s past

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Chester City Walls and Towers

Chester City Walls and Towers

Many of the sites on Chester City Walls are grade I listed as well as a Scheduled Ancient Monument forming one of the most complete city walls in the UK. Key stages to Chester City Walls conservation over the last six years have included major works to Watergate...

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The Flat Shed, Tower Wharf, Chester

The Flat Shed, Tower Wharf, Chester

A Grade II listed boat-building shed which has been on the Buildings at Risk register for nearly 30 years. The Flat Shed is a covered slipway and workshop in which broad beam barges called Mersey ‘flats’ were built and repaired. It dates from 1892/3 and was part of an...

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Barton Stocks, Barton

Barton Stocks, Barton

The Grade II listed stocks at Barton are likely 17th Century, from a time when public spectacle was local and used as a form of discipline. Very few remain in the UK. The stocks need restoring and consist of rectangular uprights of stone grooved for stocks, oak boards...

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Cross Base and Lock-up, Delamere St., Winsford

Cross Base and Lock-up, Delamere St., Winsford

Formerly listed as Cross and old lock-up, the cross, base and lock-up is 18th or early 19th Century, built in Yellow sandstone ashlar. Square base of nine steps with flat wall in place of rear five steps and central doorway (now blocked) to lock-up incorporated...

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Chester Hydro Hub

Chester Hydro Hub

Chester generated its own clean carbon free electricity for almost half of the City’s electrical needs from 1914 to 1949 from the Hydro Electric Building on Castle Drive next to the Old Dee Bridge and opposite the University of Chester’s Riverside site. This building,...

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