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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: PARROT HOUSE AT NORTH END OF BROAD WALK

List entry Number: 1138401

Location

PARROT HOUSE AT NORTH END OF BROAD WALK, EAST GARDEN TO HALL

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: 55280

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 4160 EATON C.P. EAST GARDEN TO HALL Eaton Park

9/84 Parrot House at north end of Broad Walk

GV II

Former Parrot House, 1881-3, by Alfred Waterhouse for 1st Duke of Westminster. Yellow terracotta. Designed in the form of a circular colonnaded Ionic temple with shallow domed roof. Frieze of swags above the colonnade; concentric balustrades above the colonnade and the inner drum. Flight of 11 steps to south entrance; projecting heating chamber to north. Interior: 4 semi-circular niches in central chamber and one on each side of lobby to heating chamber. Frieze of griffins below clerestory; caryatids between clerestory windows carry the dome. The Parrot House was incorporated in Detmar Blow's redesign of the east garden (1911) as the north terminal of the main cross axis.

Listing NGR: SJ4159360870

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 41594 60870

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