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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 PADDOCKS

List entry Number: 1138377

Location

ECCLESTON PADDOCKS, PADDOCK ROAD WITH SERVICE ACCESS FROM H

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: 28-Aug-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55326

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History

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Details

SJ 4162 ECCLESTON C.P. PADDOCK ROAD-WEST SIDE WITH SERVICE ACCESS FROM HILL ROAD

7/130 Eccleston Paddocks

28/8/1973

GV II*

House 1883, by John Douglas, built as residence for 1st Duke of Westminster's Eaton agent, his nephew Cecil Parker. Snecked red sandstone below, blue diapered red brick with stone bands and enrichment above. Steep, hipped main roof of red tiles with lead finials and massive central chimney. 2½ storeys and basement. Entrance front (north): great mullioned and transomed staircase bay window over arched entrance with 16 panel oak door (wrought iron hinges and handle). Service wing (truncated), right; east front (left) symmetrical, with cone-roofed corner turrets on battered plinths; south (garden) front has two projecting, shaped gables. Shaped stone-dressed mullioned and transomed windows with metal casements; leaded glazing survives on entrance front and in some upper windows.

Interior: Massive open well newel staircase of oak; oak overmantel (hall); moulded plaster ceiling and hardwood fireplace surround (drawing room); oak and plaster panelled ceilings, fine hardwood double 3-panel doors.

A commanding small chateau for (as Douglas knew) a proud, exacting Agent. (E Hubbard, Gervas Huxley, Pevsner and Hubbard).

Listing NGR: SJ4117862378

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National Grid Reference: SJ 41178 62378

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