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Gatehouse, Dovecote and Attached Walls at Broomfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Alderley Edge, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2973 / 53°17'50"N

Longitude: -2.2292 / 2°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 384817

OS Northings: 377841

OS Grid: SJ848778

Mapcode National: GBR DZW9.5Q

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.QDN1

Entry Name: Gatehouse, Dovecote and Attached Walls at Broomfield House

Listing Date: 16 July 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58225

Location: Alderley Edge, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Alderley Edge

Built-Up Area: Wilmslow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley Edge St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 87 NW ALDERLEY EDGE C.P. MACCLESFIELD ROAD
(North Side)

4/59 Gatehouse, dovecote and
attached walls at
Broomfield House.
16/7/1979

GV II

Gatehouse and adjoining walls: dated 1875 by and for Thomas
Worthington. Closely jointed random sandstone rubble, ashlar
dressings. Graduated Welsh slate roof. Forms 3 sides of a small
court added to corner of the house. South face is a wall with a
triangular headed chamfered opening with 18TW75 on tablet above. Wall
turns to join gatehouse which has 2 tall chamfered 4-centred arches
(1 blocked) with an arrow slit in stone coped gable above. On ridge
is a square wooden dovecote with a tall pyramidal roof and
weathervane. From its south-west corner runs a low wall with a
triangular and beaded coping ending in a plinth for a cast-iron former
gas lamp. It has a circular post which has a cage of 4 scrolled
brackets and supports spherical light with a Gothick top.


Listing NGR: SJ8481777841

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

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