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Eccleston Hill Lodge Including Gatehouse and Attached Storeshed and Domestic Offices (West)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1537 / 53°9'13"N

Longitude: -2.8852 / 2°53'6"W

OS Eastings: 340902

OS Northings: 362203

OS Grid: SJ409622

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.57NJ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.NZ9Q

Entry Name: Eccleston Hill Lodge Including Gatehouse and Attached Storeshed and Domestic Offices (West)

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55295

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 46 SW ECCLESTON C.P. CHESTER APPROACH
Eaton Park

3/99 Eccleston Hill Lodge
including Gatehouse and
attached storeshed and
domestic ofices (West)

II*

Lodge/Gatehouse 1881-2 by John Douglas for the 1st Marquis of
Westminster. Stone-dressed red brick with blue diapering to
gatehouse; banded stone lower storey and close-studded oak-framed
upper storey to lodge wing (right). Red tile roofs; shaped brick
chimneys. 3 storey spired gatehouse with corner tourelles, rib
vaulted carriage archway of two bays in E.E. style and carved armorial
panels of stone. Conical-roofed staircase turret. Mullioned windows
of stone and of oak to gatehouse and lodge all with patterned leaded
glazing in iron casements. Ornate wrought iron gates to main archway
and to lodge porch; ornate lamp brackets and lanterns. Arched framed
and boarded oak door to lodge. Stone-walls of yard and outbuildings
right of lodge form part of composition.
Interior: Oak spiral staircase through full height of building; oak
doors, mostly 6 panelled. Large upper room in tower with great
Tudor-style fireplace. A bravura gatehouse, impressive for its grand
scale, picturesque massing and rich detailing.


Listing NGR: SJ4090262203

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