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Summerhouse C45 Metres West of Great Moreton Hall and Atttached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton cum Alcumlow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1316 / 53°7'53"N

Longitude: -2.2421 / 2°14'31"W

OS Eastings: 383897

OS Northings: 359409

OS Grid: SJ838594

Mapcode National: GBR 12P.PZ4

Mapcode Global: WHBC6.JKK3

Entry Name: Summerhouse C45 Metres West of Great Moreton Hall and Atttached Wall

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56514

Location: Moreton cum Alcumlow, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Moreton cum Alcumlow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Astbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NW


Summerhouse c. 45 metres west of Great Moreton Hall and attached wall


Summerhouse. c. 1841-43. By Edward Blore, coursed sandstone rubble.
Octagonal plan. Two storeys. The summerhouse is sited at an angle in
a raised walkway and the 2 doors at first floor level give onto this
promenade while the doorway to the lower floor occurs in the angle
between the two banks. Trefoil-headed lancet windows to the first
floor, above which is a battlemented parapet. A stone wall which
enclosed the gardens leads off in either direction. It is of c.10' -
12' in height with an angled coping. It connects with the right hand
and left hand sides of the house (q.v.). An earth bank supporting a
walkway occurs on the inner side and a ditch on the outer side.

Listing NGR: SJ 83897 59409

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

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