ECCLESTON PADDOCKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1138377
Date first listed:
28-Aug-1973
Statutory Address:
ECCLESTON PADDOCKS, PADDOCK ROAD WITH SERVICE ACCESS FROM H

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Location

Statutory Address:
ECCLESTON PADDOCKS, PADDOCK ROAD WITH SERVICE ACCESS FROM H

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Eccleston
National Grid Reference:
SJ 41178 62378

Details

SJ 4162 ECCLESTON C.P. PADDOCK ROAD-WEST SIDE WITH SERVICE ACCESS FROM HILL ROAD

7/130 Eccleston Paddocks

28/8/1973

GV II*

House 1883, by John Douglas, built as residence for 1st Duke of Westminster's Eaton agent, his nephew Cecil Parker. Snecked red sandstone below, blue diapered red brick with stone bands and enrichment above. Steep, hipped main roof of red tiles with lead finials and massive central chimney. 2½ storeys and basement. Entrance front (north): great mullioned and transomed staircase bay window over arched entrance with 16 panel oak door (wrought iron hinges and handle). Service wing (truncated), right; east front (left) symmetrical, with cone-roofed corner turrets on battered plinths; south (garden) front has two projecting, shaped gables. Shaped stone-dressed mullioned and transomed windows with metal casements; leaded glazing survives on entrance front and in some upper windows.

Interior: Massive open well newel staircase of oak; oak overmantel (hall); moulded plaster ceiling and hardwood fireplace surround (drawing room); oak and plaster panelled ceilings, fine hardwood double 3-panel doors.

A commanding small chateau for (as Douglas knew) a proud, exacting Agent. (E Hubbard, Gervas Huxley, Pevsner and Hubbard).

Listing NGR: SJ4117862378

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
55326
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Sep 2007
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