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Latitude: 53.1555 / 53°9'19"N
Longitude: -2.8815 / 2°52'53"W
OS Eastings: 341150
OS Northings: 362401
OS Grid: SJ411624
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.58JL
Mapcode Global: WH88F.QY1B
Entry Name: Gatehouse and Former Estate Office at Eccleston Paddocks
Listing Date: 2 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138378
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55327
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 4162 ECCLESTON C.P. PADDOCK ROAD-WEST SIDE
AND WITH ACCESS FROM
7/131 Gatehouse and former
Estate Office at
Gatehouse (2 storey) and attached L shaped office (1 storey), north,
1883, by John Douglas for the 1st Duke of Westminster. Stone-dressed
red brick walls with blue diapering. Hipped red tile roofs: square
spire and conical-roofed stair turret to gatehouse; swept eaves, lead
finials; weathercock; 2 shaped brick chimneys. Casements (some
leaded, others cast iron with small panes) in stone mullioned and
transomed openings. Pointed carriage archway with half-dormer over,
east (to garden); pointed doorway to office from garden with 24 panel
oak door; Tudor arched doorway from courtyard (west) with boarded
door; ornate wrought iron hinges and handles.
Interior: Not inspected.
The Gatehouse and-former Estate Office are an integral part of
Douglas's design for Eccleston Paddocks (q.v.) as illustrated in The
Building News V.45, 1883 (Pevsner and Hubbard).
Listing NGR: SJ4115062401
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