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Latitude: 53.1532 / 53°9'11"N
Longitude: -2.8747 / 2°52'28"W
OS Eastings: 341604
OS Northings: 362137
OS Grid: SJ416621
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.5B7J
Mapcode Global: WH88M.T09K
Entry Name: Bandstand in Eccleston Ferry Farmhouse Garden
Listing Date: 22 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130636
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55501
Location: Huntington, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Huntington
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Bruera St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 46 SW HUNTINGTON C P ALDFORD ROAD
5/52 Bandstand in Eccleston
Ferry Farmhouse garden.
Bandstand or covered cafe area: dated 1888 by John Douglas for the
1st Duke of Westminster. Open timber framing on ashlar red sandstone
plinth, red tile roof. Rectangular plan. Chamfered plinth carries a
low wooden balustrade with rectangular balusters and heavy wooden
posts with arch bracing to wall plate. South gable has chamfered
doorcase to cellar, slightly canted corners to plinth. Date on
tiebeam and large diamond-shaped plaster panel of goddess with serpent
staff and cornucopia, flanked by dolphins and with the motto PEACE AND
PLENTY. Stone steps against west side and entry in north side.
Interior: of 2 bays with massive roof trusses of a tiebeam and 2
A cafe and bandstand were established here by the 1st Duke for
visitors from Chester taking boat trips down the river, and people
from his estate who could take the ferry until the time of the 2nd
Listing NGR: SJ4160462137
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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