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Top Lodge to Former Aston Hall (Known As the Monkey Lodge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2992 / 53°17'57"N

Longitude: -2.6616 / 2°39'41"W

OS Eastings: 356006

OS Northings: 378229

OS Grid: SJ560782

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZV9.L1

Mapcode Global: WH993.2BVM

Plus Code: 9C5V78XQ+M9

Entry Name: Top Lodge to Former Aston Hall (Known As the Monkey Lodge)

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436289

ID on this website: 101261921

Location: Aston, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, WA7

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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SJ 57 NE,

ASTON LANE (south side),
Top Lodge to former Aston Hall (known as The Monkey Lodge.)



Gate Lodge, stated to be 1790's and attributed to Samuel Wyatt, but
looks early C19. Lined stucco on plinth of large ashlar sandstone
blocks; graded grey slate roof with lead rolls to ridges and hips. 1
storey, symmetrical to drive (right) to former Aston Hall. Projecting
canted porch with 2 antae, entablature and 2 pilasters. Door with 1
lower panel and 14-pane margined glazed upper panel. Recessed sash in
plain round-arched opening (6 panes to lower sash; 8 to upper sash) in
each oblique face of porch. A similar sash in each wing, but with
architrave (no imposts) to opening. All sashes have projecting stone
cills. Frieze has roses in relief between scroll-shaped brackets
supporting cornice. 2 corniced chimneys, each with 2 posts, small
extensions to rear.
Interior not inspected.
Samuel Wyatt was employed on the estate around the time (1793) that
Humphry Repton replanned the park (Aston Papers at Aston Lodge).

Listing NGR: SJ5600678229

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