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Latitude: 53.1418 / 53°8'30"N
Longitude: -2.8746 / 2°52'28"W
OS Eastings: 341594
OS Northings: 360871
OS Grid: SJ415608
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.6484
Mapcode Global: WH88M.T9B9
Entry Name: Parrot House at North End of Broad Walk
Listing Date: 2 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138401
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55280
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 4160 EATON C.P. EAST GARDEN TO HALL
9/84 Parrot House at north
end of Broad Walk
Former Parrot House, 1881-3, by Alfred Waterhouse for 1st Duke of
Westminster. Yellow terracotta. Designed in the form of a circular
colonnaded Ionic temple with shallow domed roof. Frieze of swags
above the colonnade; concentric balustrades above the colonnade and
the inner drum. Flight of 11 steps to south entrance; projecting
heating chamber to north.
Interior: 4 semi-circular niches in central chamber and one on each
side of lobby to heating chamber. Frieze of griffins below
clerestory; caryatids between clerestory windows carry the dome.
The Parrot House was incorporated in Detmar Blow's redesign of the
east garden (1911) as the north terminal of the main cross axis.
Listing NGR: SJ4159360870
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