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Morris Oak Cottages

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

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Latitude: 53.1531 / 53°9'11"N

Longitude: -2.8785 / 2°52'42"W

OS Eastings: 341350

OS Northings: 362133

OS Grid: SJ413621

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.599R

Mapcode Global: WH88M.R0HL

Entry Name: Morris Oak Cottages

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55329

Location: 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 4162

(East side)

Morris Oak Cottages


2 substantial houses, c.1875, (now converted to 3), by John Douglas
for 1st Duke of Westminster as upper servants' dwellings.
Stone-dressed red brick; red tile roofs. Symmetrical, 'U' shaped 1½
storeys, in a free Jacobean style. Stone and moulded brick bands;
ornate moulded brickwork with stone spirelets to gables and dormers.
2 symmetrically placed stone-capped moulded brick chimneys. 2 large,
ornate, brick dormers are flanked on each side by gables on south
(garden) front. Cast iron casements in stone mullioned openings:
leaded glazing survives in bedroom windows to front and some side
windows. 2 recessed porches with moulded stone surrounds contain
9-panel oak doors with moulded stiles, muntins and rails and glazing
to upper panels. Ornate leaded glazing in porch, right.
Interior: 9 and 6-panel doors with moulded stiles, muntins and
rails. (Pevsner and Hubbard).

Listing NGR: SJ 41350 62133

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