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Former Schoolmasters House with Storeshed and Domestic Offices Attached

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

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Latitude: 53.1574 / 53°9'26"N

Longitude: -2.882 / 2°52'55"W

OS Eastings: 341118

OS Northings: 362611

OS Grid: SJ411626

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.52FQ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.PWTW

Entry Name: Former Schoolmasters House with Storeshed and Domestic Offices Attached

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55314

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

SJ 4162


Former Schoolmaster's House with storeshed and domestic offices attached



House (attached to St Mary's C of E School), 1878, by John Douglas for
1st Duke of Westminster. Asymmetrical, late Tudor style, largely
sandstone but with oak-framed upper storey to projecting front gable
and tile hanging between upper and lower red tile roofs. 2 shaped
sandstone and brown brick chimneys. Windows in stone walls have
shaped mullions and arched lights; oak mullioned window to front
bedroom with pentice roof over; patterned leaded glazing in iron
casements. 9-panel shaped door with moulded muntins, stiles and rails
and ornate wrought iron hinges and handle. Incised text in beam of
left gable. House stands with St Mary's C of E School (q.v) on
terrace with retaining wall (q.v.).
Interior: Painted dogleg newel staircase with moulded flat balusters.
6 panel doors with moulded muntins, stiles and rails.
Stone walled back yard with 1-storey outbuilding of stone and brick.

Listing NGR: SJ 41118 62611

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

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