Historical Commemorative Barracks Archway – Main Street

archDedicated to the 2nd Volunteer Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment the archway leads to the army drill hall. The hall, built in 1901, served as a civic centre for the town on many occasions seating up to 800 people.

Listed Grade II (Mid 19th century) - This is a battlemented gateway in red sandstone. It consists of a segmental arch with flanking walls containing mock arrow slits. There are inscriptions of a military nature and coats of arms on the keystone, the stone above it, and on voussoirs. There is a pedestrian entrance in the left wall.