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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: ECCLESTON HILL LODGE INCLUDING GATEHOUSE AND ATTACHED STORESHED AND DOMESTIC OFFICES (WEST)

List entry Number: 1136352

Location

ECCLESTON HILL LODGE INCLUDING GATEHOUSE AND ATTACHED STORESHED AND DOMESTIC OFFICES (WEST), CHESTER APPROACH

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityEccleston

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: 55295

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Details

SJ 46 SW ECCLESTON C.P. CHESTER APPROACH Eaton Park

3/99 Eccleston Hill Lodge including Gatehouse and attached storeshed and domestic ofices (West)

II*

Lodge/Gatehouse 1881-2 by John Douglas for the 1st Marquis of Westminster. Stone-dressed red brick with blue diapering to gatehouse; banded stone lower storey and close-studded oak-framed upper storey to lodge wing (right). Red tile roofs; shaped brick chimneys. 3 storey spired gatehouse with corner tourelles, rib vaulted carriage archway of two bays in E.E. style and carved armorial panels of stone. Conical-roofed staircase turret. Mullioned windows of stone and of oak to gatehouse and lodge all with patterned leaded glazing in iron casements. Ornate wrought iron gates to main archway and to lodge porch; ornate lamp brackets and lanterns. Arched framed and boarded oak door to lodge. Stone-walls of yard and outbuildings right of lodge form part of composition. Interior: Oak spiral staircase through full height of building; oak doors, mostly 6 panelled. Large upper room in tower with great Tudor-style fireplace. A bravura gatehouse, impressive for its grand scale, picturesque massing and rich detailing.

Listing NGR: SJ4090262203

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 6 Cheshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 40902 62203

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