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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: STONE PARLOUR IN GROUNDS OF BROXTON OLD HALL

List entry Number: 1229908

Location

STONE PARLOUR IN GROUNDS OF BROXTON OLD HALL, OLD COACH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityBroxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 404745

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History

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Details

SJ 45 SE BROXTON C.P. OLD COACH ROAD

8/26 Stone Parlour in Grounds of Broxton Old Hall

II

Chamber, early C19 or earlier, cut in sandstone cliff. Approx. 6 metres square and 4 metres high. Rock walls partly lined with tooled squared blocks of sandstone (some thrown down). The floor is stone-flagged. The ceiling slopes gently to a central ridge. Tudor-arched opening with deep splayed embrasures grooved for a former great window; weathered cill-stone. Basket-arched opening right of window-opening has peg-holes for former door-frame. Right of entrance passage a basket-arched opening leads to a shallow, partly natural cave with a small natural opening in the right corner. "A grotto 20 feet square, cut out of the solid rock, and formerly much frequented by the Egerton family" Bagshaw's Cheshire Directory 1850, Cheshire Record Office.

Listing NGR: SJ4851753184

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Bagshaws Directory' in Directory of Cheshire, (1850)

National Grid Reference: SJ 48517 53184

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