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Gatehouse and Former Estate Office at Eccleston Paddocks

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

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


7/131 Gatehouse and former
Estate Office at
Eccleston Paddocks


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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