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Gate Pier in Front of Whirley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Alderley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2679 / 53°16'4"N

Longitude: -2.1868 / 2°11'12"W

OS Eastings: 387640

OS Northings: 374561

OS Grid: SJ876745

Mapcode National: GBR FZ5N.C8

Mapcode Global: WHBBN.C4X2

Plus Code: 9C5V7R97+57

Entry Name: Gate Pier in Front of Whirley Hall

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58343

ID on this website: 101221520

Location: Whirley Grove, Cheshire East, Cheshire, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Over Alderley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Birtles St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Gatepost

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8/177 Gate pier in front of
Whirley Hall


Gate pier: late C17. Ashlar buff sandstone. Moulded plinth supports
a square body with 2 recessed panels on each face, with cabling as a
border, with a raised band between them. The upper panel to the front
has the arms of the Fitton family. Projecting, moulded capstone has a
mushroom finial with a gadrooned cap.

In Victorian times there were still a pair the missing one with the
arms of the Swettenham family.

Listing NGR: SJ8764074561

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