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Latitude: 53.254 / 53°15'14"N
Longitude: -2.137 / 2°8'13"W
OS Eastings: 390954
OS Northings: 373011
OS Grid: SJ909730
Mapcode National: GBR FZJT.47
Mapcode Global: WHBBP.4GMR
Entry Name: Works Building in North West Corner of the Barracks
Listing Date: 11 November 1973
Last Amended: 4 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280001
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390980
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 9073 MACCLESFIELD CROMPTON ROAD
Works building in north-
11/11/73 west corner of The Barracks
House as part of militia barracks; used as workshop, now house. 1855-65, converted 1980s. Roughly coursed and squared sandstone rubble with ashlar ridge stack and plain tiled roof hipped to left. Tudorbethan Revival style. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey and attic; 2-window range with single storeyed entrance bay to left. Asymmetrical front with a large, coped gable set forward to right. Renewed windows with polychrome segmental relieving arches over, and mullioned windows to ground floor, with steep gabled half-dormer above. Entrance in single-storeyed range to left, in depressed 2-centre arched doorway, with swept dormer in the roof above. Metal casement windows. Workshop range left of doorway enlarged C20.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: erected as part of the barracks for the new county militia following the Militia Act (1852). Macclesfield is not only one of the largest, but also one of the most picturesque of the militia barracks, being a richly-detailed composition of considerable architectural invention.
Listing NGR: SJ9095873011
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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