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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 TOWER

List entry Number: 1387707

Location

THE TOWER, 2, PARKGATE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityNeston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475694

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History

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Details

NESTON

SJ2977 PARKGATE ROAD, Neston Town 794-1/6/75 (North side) No.2 The Tower

GV II

Tower and small shop. Late C19. Accrington red brick with bands of terracotta mouldings, sill and impost strings of terracotta blocks; red tile roof, part with ridge cresting. EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 1-bay front set back to left of 4-storey tower. Tower arch is flanked by splayed walls on ground floor. Upper floors are corbelled out above arch and defined by bands of floral mouldings, continued at first floor across bay to left. Within semicircular tower arch is 4-panel half glazed shop door. First floor of tower has single pair of round-headed 1/1 sash windows at front; on the second floor, two faces have an oculus framed in terracotta; on third floor, two single round-headed louvred lights, repeated on all faces. Floral eaves band beneath pierced parapet encrusted with terracotta rises at each corner to form a square pinnacle. Bay to left has semicircular headed multi-pane shop window on ground floor: on first floor, two round-headed 1/1 sash windows: at eaves level, a lombardic frieze. Sill and impost strings, arched over window heads, run across both fronts and encircle tower. INTERIOR: stairs with winders to first floor, ladders to upper floors. Set in the left wall there is a tablet dated 1703 which plainly dates the adjoining property and was exposed prior to the construction of the tower and shop.





Listing NGR: SJ2911277532

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National Grid Reference: SJ 29108 77526

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