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Latitude: 53.1409 / 53°8'27"N
Longitude: -2.8772 / 2°52'37"W
OS Eastings: 341419
OS Northings: 360772
OS Grid: SJ414607
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.63MF
Mapcode Global: WH88M.S93Z
Entry Name: Former Postillions House at South-East Corner of Stable Yard
Listing Date: 2 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136231
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55262
Location: Eaton and Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH4
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Eaton and Eccleston
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 4160 EATON C.P. EATON PARK
9/66 Former Postillion's
House at south-east
corner of Stable Yard
Postillion's House 1873 by Alfred Waterhouse for 3rd Marquis of
Westminster. Buff stone with roof of graded grey slates forming-a
truncated pyramid with dormer gables at base. 3 storeys, 2 windows;
joined to Chapel (q.v.) by 2 storey wing with arcaded passage in lower
storey. Leaded corner spirelets. 2 symmetrically placed banded stone
chimneys with circular flues; larger chimney to north. Octagonal
corner buttresses. Windows have shaped mullions and transomes and
patterned leaded glazing. Central half-dormers to south, east and
north, the southern one carved. 2 full-dormers, one carved, to west.
Entrance from the former Hall is via the chapel narthex and the
arcaded passage; from the stable yard by a pentice-roofed porch. The
east side shows the marks of a demolished wing.
Interior: Not inspected.
The house, in C16 chateau style, and the Chapel were designed as the
northern wing to the former Hall, to be seen from the garden (east)
and the entrance court (west).
Listing NGR: SJ4141960772
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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