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Macclesfield Borough Council Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Knutsford, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3015 / 53°18'5"N

Longitude: -2.3737 / 2°22'25"W

OS Eastings: 375192

OS Northings: 378346

OS Grid: SJ751783

Mapcode National: GBR CZV8.W7

Mapcode Global: WH997.H8WV

Entry Name: Macclesfield Borough Council Offices

Listing Date: 15 January 1974

Last Amended: 27 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476447

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire East, WA16

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Knutsford

Built-Up Area: Knutsford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Knutsford St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


792-1/3/110 (West side)
15/01/74 Macclesfield Borough Council Offices
(Formerly Listed as:
Urban District Council Offices)


House, built as residence for prison governor (Sessions House,
qv), now offices. c1850. Brick with hipped Welsh slate roof.
Square in plan with central entrance up steps. 2 storeys;
3-window range. Entablature to doorcase, and overlight to
door. Flanking sash windows of 2 and 4-panes, the original
12-pane sashes surviving to first floor. All windows in
moulded stone architraves with plain still band. Stone plinth,
quoins and moulded parapet. Canted bay window in left-hand
return possibly a later addition, and the house was extended
by one bay to the rear in the later C19. Axial stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ7519278346

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

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