THE ARMOURY OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1067207
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
THE ARMOURY OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT, GREEK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ARMOURY OF THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT, GREEK STREET

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

District:
Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 89332 89618

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
210811
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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