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Jordangate House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2621 / 53°15'43"N

Longitude: -2.1255 / 2°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 391727

OS Northings: 373904

OS Grid: SJ917739

Mapcode National: GBR FZLQ.MB

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.B83K

Entry Name: Jordangate House

Listing Date: 14 April 1949

Last Amended: 28 October 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391009

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Macclesfield

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: St Michael and All Angels, Macclesfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


MACCLESFIELD

SJ9173NE JORDANGATE
886-1/10/103 (East side)
14/04/49 Jordangate House
(Formerly Listed as:
JORDANGATE
(East side)
Peartree House)

GV II*

House, now in use as offices. Dated 1728, and with C19
alterations and additions. Brick with stone dressings and
stone-flagged roof. 3 storeys, 5-window range double pile plan
with central entrance hall.
Central doorway with interlaced tracery to overlight in
pedimented architrave with fluted Corinthian pilasters. Small
single-storeyed extension to right hand, probably added in the
later C18. Windows throughout are 12-pane sashes in moulded
painted stone architraves with keyblocks linked to string
courses over the ground and first floors. Painted stone angle
quoins. Moulded cornice to parapet at eaves. Single long axial
stack with 13 identical pots. C19 extension to rear left.
INTERIOR: the central entrance lobby is divided from the
stairhall by a moulded wood arch inlaid with marquetry.
Staircase with moulded tread ends, swept rail and dado
panelling. Some wall panelling and fireplaces also survive
inside, including Gothick panelled archway inlaid with mirrors
marking original building line in right-hand front room.


Listing NGR: SJ9172773904

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

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