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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.


List entry Number: 1129949



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Aldford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55207

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SJ 45 NW ALDFORD C.P. CHURCH LANE (North side) 6/12 The Old Rectory


House, 1897 by T M Lockwood and Sons, built at the expense of the 1st Duke of Westminster. Red brick with blue diapering on red sandstone plinth and dressed in yellow and red sandstone. Roof of small Westmorland slates. Stone-banded brick chimneys with octagonal attached flues. Two and a half storeys with four bays to garden front; the first, second and fourth from the left have stone-capped gables Elizabethan in manner; the stone window surrounds have ovolo reveals, heads, transomes and (recessed) mullions. Labels over second storey windows in gables; straight, moulded drips over third storey windows (which retain leaded glazing). Entrance front has 3 storey projecting porch with 12-light mullioned and transomed window to stair; kitchen wing of 1 storey, right, terminates in shaped gable and has a cupola over a louvred ventilator of pine on the ridge. Interior. Pine open-well newel stair of 3 flights with heavy turned balusters and deep handrail; panelling beaneath string. 6-panel doors; with broken pediments in hall. A good example of Lockwood's mature style for substantial parsonage houses.

Listing NGR: SJ4201359449

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National Grid Reference: SJ 42013 59449


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