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2, Spring Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.266 / 53°15'57"N

Longitude: -2.1258 / 2°7'32"W

OS Eastings: 391704

OS Northings: 374335

OS Grid: SJ917743

Mapcode National: GBR FZLN.KY

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.95YL

Plus Code: 9C5V7V8F+9M

Entry Name: 2, Spring Gardens

Listing Date: 10 August 1989

Last Amended: 28 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391108

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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886-1/4/201 (North side)
10/08/89 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
Spring Gardens)


Small gentleman's house. Probably 1799-1800 for John Bailey, a
plumber (ie leadwork manufacturer) and burgess of
Macclesfield. Extensive alterations c1890-1900. Architect not
known. Flemish-bond brickwork, tuck pointed. Hipped slate roof
with central valley, of Welsh and local slate.
PLAN: 2 storeys, square in plan, with main entrance to south
side, hall and stair in SW quarter, services to the NW; 3
principal rooms ranged along the E, all interconnected.
EXTERIOR: east front facing garden: symmetrical facade with
bowed central bay. Side bays each with 16-pane sash windows to
1st floor, 20-pane sash windows to ground floor, all in
reveals and under plain rubbed brick arches. Centre bay with
curved 20-pane sash to first floor and tripartite sash below
set in curved surround with moulded cornice and pilasters.
Entrance front: 3-window range with 12-pane sashes to 1st
floor, central round-headed doorway, panelled door with
reveals, and fanlight with decorative glazing bars. Sash
window to right, Victorian sash with leaded lights to left.
N elevation: tall window lighting service stairs, with glazing
bars and shaped window arch. Victorian sash window and French
Rear: Victorian fenestration including a bow oriel window
lighting principal stairs.
INTERIOR contains contemporary joinery, with staircase with
turned balusters and decorative tread ends.

Listing NGR: SJ9170474335

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