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Northern Range of Service Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Dodcott cum Wilkesley, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9927 / 52°59'33"N

Longitude: -2.6156 / 2°36'56"W

OS Eastings: 358772

OS Northings: 344104

OS Grid: SJ587441

Mapcode National: GBR 7P.HF50

Mapcode Global: WH9BN.S1NK

Entry Name: Northern Range of Service Buildings

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57048

Location: Dodcott cum Wilkesley, Cheshire East, SY13

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Dodcott cum Wilkesley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Burleydam St Mary and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

DODCOTT CUM WILKESLEY C.P. COMBERMERE PARK
SJ 54 SE
Northern range of
6/24
- service buildings
GV
II
Service range and water tower. Early C19. Red brick with a slate
roof. Two storeys. Court facade: 9 bays with cambered headed 3-light
windows to the ground floor and stable doorways and to the first floor
2 and 3-light casement windows. The right hand side of this range has
a recessed central portion with a blind window to the ground floor
with Y-tracery and above this 5 small lancets with a Tudor hood mould
and cross-shaped arrow slits to either side. Above this is a
cyma-moulded stringcourse and a -battlemented parapet above. To either
side, projecting slightly are single storey wings, that at right
having a doorway at left with cross-shaped arrow slit at right.
Buttress with offsets to the left hand corner and octagonal turret to
right hand corner. The left hand projection has a central window with
Tudor hood mould and battlemented parapet. The rear of this range
which faces onto the entrance court of the abbey and connects with it
has a single storey wall divided into 10 bays by buttresses with
offsets to their tops and two cross-shaped arrow slits to either end.
There is a battlemented parapet to the top of the wall and at the left
hand corner is an octagonal turret and to the second bay from right is
a water tower rising to a second storey, both towers also having
battlemented parapets.

This item is included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ5877244104

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