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Watch Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Gawsworth, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2253 / 53°13'30"N

Longitude: -2.1602 / 2°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 389400

OS Northings: 369814

OS Grid: SJ894698

Mapcode National: GBR 11N.SSN

Mapcode Global: WHBBV.S6J8

Entry Name: Watch Tower

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Last Amended: 25 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58601

Location: Gawsworth, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Gawsworth

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Gawsworth St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 86 NE GAWSWORTH C.P. (Off) CHURCH LANE

5/15 Watch Tower (formerly
listed as the Pigeon
House)

14.4.67

GV II

Pigeon loft, now house. Early C18 with later additions and
alterations. Red Flemish bond brick with stone slate roof. Three
storeys, square in plan. Entrance front: Projecting plinth,
chamfered quoins to corners of rubbed brick. Band between ground and
first floors. Central door with chamfered quoins to surround and flat
arched head of gauged brick. Band breaks forward slightly over door.
C20 single-light window to left. First floor central window of 5 x 4
sash panes (probably originally having three casement lights) in
moulded surround with ovolo-moulded sides and chamfered quoins to
sides. Two-light casement to second floor. C20 single storey
additions at right and left. Right hand reveal: C20 sun-porch to
ground floor and single light window to left. C20 plate glass window
to first floor right and C19 2-light casement window to second floor
centre. Rear: Central C19 four-paned sash window. Two 2-light
casement windows to first floor. Blocked mezzanine window to centre
rising through first and second floors and 2-light second floor window
at right.


Listing NGR: SJ8940069814

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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