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The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinnington and Central, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.4033 / 53°24'11"N

Longitude: -2.1619 / 2°9'42"W

OS Eastings: 389332

OS Northings: 389618

OS Grid: SJ893896

Mapcode National: GBR FYB2.RR

Mapcode Global: WHB9W.RQQB

Plus Code: 9C5VCR3Q+86

Entry Name: The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment

Listing Date: 10 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210811

Location: Brinnington and Central, Stockport, SK3

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Brinnington and Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Stockport

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Edgeley and Cheadle Heath

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Drill hall

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5086 (North-West Side )
The Armoury of the
Cheshire Regiment

SJ 8989 NW 4/81


l862, by Bowman. Consists mainly of an octagonal tower in red brick with pointed
copper cap. Ashlar rusticated quoins and cornice. Narrow lights in stone
rusticated openings. Top has lantern of small lancet lights. Arched doorway now
blocked. Later C19 work to rear. Road elevation of main block has windows
of 2 lancet lights and rounded in ashlar, most now blocked. Stone-coped plinth.
Curtilage includes battered wall of red brick with corner turrets and arrow
slit lights. Opened at a bazaar attended by Mr & Mrs Gladstone, April 22nd
l862. "The assemblv was of the most recherche description and comprised the
elite and the bon ton of the Borough and its suburbs." (Stockport Advertiser).

The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment forms a visual group with Nos 39 to 53 (odd)
and No 30, which are of local interest.

Listing NGR: SJ8933289618

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