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Parrot House at North End of Broad Walk

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

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

Eaton Park

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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