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Latitude: 53.1502 / 53°9'0"N
Longitude: -2.8785 / 2°52'42"W
OS Eastings: 341342
OS Northings: 361810
OS Grid: SJ413618
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.5H9P
Mapcode Global: WH88M.R2GT
Entry Name: Deer Park Cottage
Listing Date: 2 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136394
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55309
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 4161 ECCLESTON C.P. EATON PARK-WEST OF
8/113 Deer Park Cottage
Cottage, 1873, by John Douglas, for 3rd Marquis and 1st Duke of
Westminster. A picturesque asymmetrical design with oak framed walls
on projecting sandstone plinth. 1½ storeys. Red tile roofs; shaped
brick chimneys; tile-hung gables with shaped bargeboards. Shaped oak
mullioned and transomed windows with leaded lights in iron casements.
Arched oak porch under catslide roof. Oak bay to parlour with square
oriel in bracketed projecting gable of main bedroom above. Carved
spandrels to porch arch, carved bressumers and tie beams. Painted
floral pargetting under main first floor windows. Framed and boarded
oak door with ornate wrought ring handle.
Interior: Newel staircase with shaped flat balusters, 6 panel-doors.
The cottage shows John Douglas as a pioneer in the new vernacular
movement, working with confidence and originality. (Pevsner and
Listing NGR: SJ4134261810
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