The Forest House

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The Forest House
Love Street
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 1QY
Phone

01244 404990

Opening Times*

Mon - Sun: 8am to 11pm

Facilities
Awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 5
Broadcasts Live News
Children Welcome
Meeting Facilities
Music in the Evening
TV Screens
Wifi
*Please note: actual opening hours are subject to change. For confirmation, please contact the pub.
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About this Pub
This pub opened on: 27 Oct 2008
Type: Lloyds No.1 Bar
Pub History

The Forest House was built in c1759 as the town house of Trafford Branston. His grandson, Roger, served in the Crimea and died from his wounds at Lucknow, Northern India, in 1857, so ending the Branston connection with this fine building.

The Forest House is the central block of one of Chester's finest surviving Georgian buildings. The large oval courtyard and iron gates at the front were removed in the early 1900s to make way for the Chester Co-op department store. The building was probably designed by Sir Robert Taylor. Appointed architect to the Bank of England, in 1764, and later Architect of the King's Works, Taylor left his fortune to Oxford University.

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