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Latitude: 53.291 / 53°17'27"N
Longitude: -3.0711 / 3°4'15"W
OS Eastings: 328698
OS Northings: 377652
OS Grid: SJ286776
Mapcode National: GBR 6ZZC.XZ
Mapcode Global: WH76M.SJRW
Entry Name: The Manse
Listing Date: 29 April 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387717
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475704
Location: Neston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Neston
Built-Up Area: Neston
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Neston St Mary and St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ2877 PARKGATE ROAD, Neston Town
794-1/5/84 (South side)
Manse. 1899. By J Middleton Shallcross for Presbyterian
Church, now United Reformed Church. Whitened roughcast on
brick with stone plinth, quoins, doorcase and dressings;
hipped roof of green slate with exposed rafter feet, extended
stay gutter supports and tall console cornice stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 8-window front arranged 4:1:3 and with
battered angle buttresses to front left corner. To right of
centre is doorcase with battered jambs rising into moulded
hood supported on integral console brackets: front door is
part glazed with leaded lights and has metal sheet covering
the lower part: overlight also has leaded glazing.
Windows are 4/4 sashes, those on ground floor paired or
grouped in flush quoined surrounds with hoodmoulds: on first
floor over moulded sill string which is returned at both ends.
Rear: single-storey square projection with flat roof. Above is
wide staircase window.
INTERIOR: inner front door is glazed and vertically panelled.
Entrance hall is separated from the rear hall by a heavy
timber screen which partly supports the open newel staircase
at the second step. Plain staircase with bullnosed step, slat
balusters and panelled spandrel.
Guest and service doors, separated by the hall screen, give
access to a large reception room at the rear and this and a
smaller adjoining room at the front have picture rails and
flat ogee ceiling cornices. Doors have unusual very narrow
panels over the door heads.
Doors throughout are of 3 vertical panels above lock rail, 3
The landing window is leaded at ceiling level over the
external rear projection in clerestory form.
A very light interior with an interesting blend of traditional
and modern features.
Listing NGR: SJ2869877652
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