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Latitude: 53.2533 / 53°15'11"N
Longitude: -2.1371 / 2°8'13"W
OS Eastings: 390949
OS Northings: 372926
OS Grid: SJ909729
Mapcode National: GBR FZJT.3H
Mapcode Global: WHBBP.4HLB
Entry Name: Number 1 to 4 and the Lodge, the Barracks
Listing Date: 11 October 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218756
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390975
Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK11
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Macclesfield
Built-Up Area: Macclesfield
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: All Saints Macclesfield
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 9072 MACCLESFIELD CROMPTON ROAD
Nos. 1-4 (Consecutive)
11/10/73 and the Lodge, The Barracks
Militia barracks, now flats. c1860, converted 1980s. Coursed and squared sandstone rubble with polychromatic dressings, rubble ridge and gable stacks, and plain tiled roof Picturesque Tudorbethan Revival style. Double-depth plan, forming part of one side of former parade square. EXTERIOR: one-and-a-half storeys; 6-window range. An asymmetrical range with left-of-centre entrance, paired gables to right, an asymmetrical single gable to left, and 3 gabled half dormers between, with a right-facing lower gable to the end and an octagonal single-storey tower with pointed roof in the re-entrant. Shallow polychromatic relieving arches over a segmental-arched doorway with a carved tympanum, and 2- and 3-light mullion windows with metal casements, and a 4-light canted bay to the right-hand gable. Similar rear elevation
INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: erected as part of the barracks for the new county militia following the Militia Reform Act (1852), to provide a secure store for equipment, armoury, drilling ground, and NCO barracks. Possibly used as an officers' mess. Macclesfield is not only one of the largest, but one of the most picturesque of the militia barracks, being a richly-detailed composition of considerable architectural invention.
Listing NGR: SJ9094972926
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