WEST PARK MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206947
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
WEST PARK MUSEUM, PRESTBURY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST PARK MUSEUM, PRESTBURY ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 90987 74007

Details

MACCLESFIELD

SJ97SW PRESTBURY ROAD 886-1/4/183 (North side) West Park Museum

II

Museum. Built 1897-8. Brick with terracotta dressings and Welsh slate roof. Single-storeyed, single-roomed structure, with entrance in pedimented Dutch gabled end wall. Decorative terracotta panels and frieze. Return walls divided into shallow panels above plinth, otherwise blind. Cast-iron and glass verandah runs the length of the building on the right hand return facing the park. The museum is top-lit by clerestorey in the roof. INTERIOR: the walls of the single exhibition hall are enriched by a reconstruction of the frieze from the Parthenon. The museum was built for the town and endowed by Miss Marianne Brocklehurst, a local benefactor.



Listing NGR: SJ9098774007

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
391089
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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