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Beeston Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Cholmondeley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0626 / 53°3'45"N

Longitude: -2.6618 / 2°39'42"W

OS Eastings: 355744

OS Northings: 351912

OS Grid: SJ557519

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.C1XY

Mapcode Global: WH9B8.28QZ

Entry Name: Beeston Lodge

Listing Date: 20 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56895

Location: Cholmondeley, Cheshire East, SY14

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Cholmondeley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bickley St Wenefrede

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/25 Beeston Lodge


Lodge and gateway at the east entrance to the park, 1854 (above wicket
gated opening). Red sandstone, in random rubble, with tile roof. 2
storeys, 3 bays and tower east front, and 2-bay entrance front
(north). Irregular road facade has return of south stepped gable,
square stair turret with stepped lancets and steep pyramid roof with
mushroom finial, a stepped east gable with pointed first floor oriel
and trefoil headed single light windows below, and the three-storey
north-east tower. The tower is broached to form an octagonal plan,
has arrow slots at two levels, lancets at first floor level and
crenellated parapet with angled water spouts. The Lodge is linked to
the main gateway by a wicket within the wall, this has the date above
in three incised linked circles. The main opening is flanked by
twice-offset buttresses, it has a shallow Gothic arch, with archivolt,
and contains a pair of mainly openwork wood gates with
metal-shoe-spiked Gothic head. The gate wall is stepped and has
carved arms at the centre. The Gothic headed Lodge entrance is in the
tower, it has wing lights and there is a canted bay window with stone
roof west. Flanking curved crenellated boundary walls form a
semi-circular approach to the east drive.

Listing NGR: SJ5574451912

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

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