List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER POSTILLIONS HOUSE AT SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF STABLE YARD

List entry Number: 1136231

Location

FORMER POSTILLIONS HOUSE AT SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF STABLE YARD, EATON PARK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityEaton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55262

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 4160 EATON C.P. EATON PARK 9/66 Former Postillion's House at south-east corner of Stable Yard

GV II*

Postillion's House 1873 by Alfred Waterhouse for 3rd Marquis of Westminster. Buff stone with roof of graded grey slates forming-a truncated pyramid with dormer gables at base. 3 storeys, 2 windows; joined to Chapel (q.v.) by 2 storey wing with arcaded passage in lower storey. Leaded corner spirelets. 2 symmetrically placed banded stone chimneys with circular flues; larger chimney to north. Octagonal corner buttresses. Windows have shaped mullions and transomes and patterned leaded glazing. Central half-dormers to south, east and north, the southern one carved. 2 full-dormers, one carved, to west. Entrance from the former Hall is via the chapel narthex and the arcaded passage; from the stable yard by a pentice-roofed porch. The east side shows the marks of a demolished wing. Interior: Not inspected. The house, in C16 chateau style, and the Chapel were designed as the northern wing to the former Hall, to be seen from the garden (east) and the entrance court (west).

Listing NGR: SJ4141960772

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 6 Cheshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SJ 41419 60772

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