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West Park Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.263 / 53°15'46"N

Longitude: -2.1366 / 2°8'11"W

OS Eastings: 390987

OS Northings: 374007

OS Grid: SJ909740

Mapcode National: GBR FZJQ.70

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.47VV

Entry Name: West Park Museum

Listing Date: 28 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391089

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

SJ97SW PRESTBURY ROAD
886-1/4/183 (North side)
West Park Museum

II

Museum. Built 1897-8. Brick with terracotta dressings and Welsh
slate roof. Single-storeyed, single-roomed structure, with
entrance in pedimented Dutch gabled end wall. Decorative
terracotta panels and frieze. Return walls divided into
shallow panels above plinth, otherwise blind. Cast-iron and
glass verandah runs the length of the building on the right
hand return facing the park. The museum is top-lit by
clerestorey in the roof. INTERIOR: the walls of the single
exhibition hall are enriched by a reconstruction of the frieze
from the Parthenon. The museum was built for the town and
endowed by Miss Marianne Brocklehurst, a local benefactor.

Listing NGR: SJ9098774007

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