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Latitude: 53.3384 / 53°20'18"N
Longitude: -2.0433 / 2°2'35"W
OS Eastings: 397211
OS Northings: 382390
OS Grid: SJ972823
Mapcode National: GBR GY5T.FZ
Mapcode Global: WHBBB.LC61
Entry Name: The Lantern
Listing Date: 17 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1277282
English Heritage Legacy ID: 407224
Location: Lyme Handley, Cheshire East, SK12
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Lyme Handley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Disley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 98 SE
LYME HANDLEY C.P.
Belvedere: Upper storey and spire c.1580 but moved, lower storeys c.1700. Lower 2 storeys, coursed squared buff sandstone rubble with hammer-dressed pink sandstone dressings. Upper storey ashlar buff sandstone. 3 storey and spire, symmetrical front. Ground storey square with cyma-moulded doorcase to front and cyma-moulded reveals to sides. Bead-moulded coping on corners left by junction of octagonal upper storeys. In first storey, 5 openings to front and sides have cyma-moulded reveals but in second storey they have plain sills and lintels but reeded, half round vertical jambs. The latter storey only has blocked plain openings to rear. Projecting mouldings at second floor and eaves and reeded band above 2nd storey windows. Octagonal spire.
Second storey visible as lantern/bellcote above north gatehouse at Lyme Park (q.v.) in painting of 1640. Removed when scrolled pediment added. The same cyma-moulded reveals as in lower storeys can be seen around the windows of the north range at Lyme Park (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SJ9721182390
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