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The Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2613 / 53°15'40"N

Longitude: -2.1265 / 2°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 391660

OS Northings: 373817

OS Grid: SJ916738

Mapcode National: GBR FZLQ.FM

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.99M5

Entry Name: The Guildhall

Listing Date: 17 March 1977

Last Amended: 28 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391019

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/03/2014


The Guildhall

(Formerly listed as Cheshire County Council Social Services Department & wall, railings and piers).

(Previously listed as: KING EDWARD STREET (South side) Cheshire County Council Social Services Department. Formerly Listed as: KING EDWARD STREET (South side) Forecourt walls, piers and railings of Cheshire CC Social Services Department)




Former county police office. c1840. Coursed and squared stone with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 7-window range with outer and central advanced gabled bays, and central entrance. Gothic style. Central 4-centred arched doorway with hoodmould and 2-light mullioned window above beneath high coped gable with finials. Flanking single and 2-light windows, with 2-light mullioned windows in outer gabled wings. All are mullioned with arched lights. Axial stacks.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead cast-iron railings on low stone plinth wall with panelled stone gate piers with strongly overhanging caps at boundary with street.

Listing NGR: SJ9166073817

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

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