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STONE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE IN GARDEN OF ELEPHANT AND CASTLE COTTAGE

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: STONE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE IN GARDEN OF ELEPHANT AND CASTLE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1138623

Location

STONE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE IN GARDEN OF ELEPHANT AND CASTLE COTTAGE, STONE HOUSE LANE

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Peckforton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56867

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 55 NW PECKFORTON STONE HOUSE LANE (West Side)

1/28 Stone elephant and castle in garden of Elephant and Castle Cottage.



II

Carving of elephant with Castle howdah, circa 1859, by John Watson, a local stonemason. Red sandstone, high standing, the elephant and its base carved from a single piece of stone and the three-tier castle from a second piece. The elephant stands on a large flat base and has a saddle with straps and tassels which forms the base for the castle. The castle has a gatehouse, surmounted by a turret with crenellations and arrow slots, which leads to a keep with matching corner turrets. The castle walls are marked with courses and there are arches over the windows, which contain glass.

Listing NGR: SJ5380256590

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National Grid Reference: SJ 53802 56590

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