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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: THE ROUND TOWER

List entry Number: 1227728

Location

THE ROUND TOWER, CHESTER ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityCuddington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 402160

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

CUDDINGTON C.P. CHESTER ROAD SJ 67 SW Sandiway 4/20 The Round Tower - - II

Formerly a lodge to Vale Royal Abbey, now disused: early C19 for Lord Delamere. Ashlar red sandstone, no roof surviving. Circular tower of 2-storeys. Plinth, embattled parapet on corbel table. Blocked lancet windows with label moulds and a 2-centred arched doorway with remains of original studded door, below; cross-loopholes above.

A print of 1812 by Musgrave in a private collection shows the tower and a set of gates giving access to the drive, through the New Park.

Listing NGR: SJ6113170904

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National Grid Reference: SJ6113170904

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