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Loggia at South End of Broad Walk

A Grade II Listed Building in Eaton and Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1385 / 53°8'18"N

Longitude: -2.8755 / 2°52'31"W

OS Eastings: 341526

OS Northings: 360504

OS Grid: SJ415605

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.6B0K

Mapcode Global: WH88M.SCWT

Entry Name: Loggia at South End of Broad Walk

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55281

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

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Listing Text

SJ 4160 EATON C.P. EAST GARDEN TO HALL
Eaton Park

9/85 Loggia at south end of
Broad Walk

GV II

Loggia, probably circa 1880, by Alfred Waterhouse for 1st Duke of
Westminster. Buff and red sandstone. 3 round arches between Ionic
columns. A blank round arch at each end is flanked by Ionic
pilasters. A full entablature. Simple iron railings to central bay,
with double gates, enclose a Roman altar dedicated by the XX Legion to
the Nymphs and Springs (found in 1821 at a spring near Boughton Cross
which served Deva, and brought to Eaton in 1822). The Loggia, with 2
reconstructed Roman columns (q.v.), was incorporated in Detmar Blow's
redesign of the east garden (1911) as the southern terminal of the
main cross axis; it had replaced a Gothick temple (1822) designed by
William Cole to house the altar (Pevsner and Hubbard).


Listing NGR: SJ4152760504

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