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THE ARMOURY OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE ARMOURY OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT

List entry Number: 1067207

Location

THE ARMOURY OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT, GREEK STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Stockport

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210811

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. GREEK STREET 5086 (North-West Side ) The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment

SJ 8989 NW 4/81

IT GV

2. l862, by Bowman. Consists mainly of an octagonal tower in red brick with pointed copper cap. Ashlar rusticated quoins and cornice. Narrow lights in stone rusticated openings. Top has lantern of small lancet lights. Arched doorway now blocked. Later C19 work to rear. Road elevation of main block has windows of 2 lancet lights and rounded in ashlar, most now blocked. Stone-coped plinth. Curtilage includes battered wall of red brick with corner turrets and arrow slit lights. Opened at a bazaar attended by Mr & Mrs Gladstone, April 22nd l862. "The assemblv was of the most recherche description and comprised the elite and the bon ton of the Borough and its suburbs." (Stockport Advertiser).

The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment forms a visual group with Nos 39 to 53 (odd) and No 30, which are of local interest.

Listing NGR: SJ8933289618

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National Grid Reference: SJ 89332 89618

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