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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: 1387717



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Neston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475704

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SJ2877 PARKGATE ROAD, Neston Town 794-1/5/84 (South side) No.59 The Manse


Manse. 1899. By J Middleton Shallcross for Presbyterian Church, now United Reformed Church. Whitened roughcast on brick with stone plinth, quoins, doorcase and dressings; hipped roof of green slate with exposed rafter feet, extended stay gutter supports and tall console cornice stacks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 8-window front arranged 4:1:3 and with battered angle buttresses to front left corner. To right of centre is doorcase with battered jambs rising into moulded hood supported on integral console brackets: front door is part glazed with leaded lights and has metal sheet covering the lower part: overlight also has leaded glazing. Windows are 4/4 sashes, those on ground floor paired or grouped in flush quoined surrounds with hoodmoulds: on first floor over moulded sill string which is returned at both ends. Rear: single-storey square projection with flat roof. Above is wide staircase window. INTERIOR: inner front door is glazed and vertically panelled. Entrance hall is separated from the rear hall by a heavy timber screen which partly supports the open newel staircase at the second step. Plain staircase with bullnosed step, slat balusters and panelled spandrel. Guest and service doors, separated by the hall screen, give access to a large reception room at the rear and this and a smaller adjoining room at the front have picture rails and flat ogee ceiling cornices. Doors have unusual very narrow panels over the door heads. Doors throughout are of 3 vertical panels above lock rail, 3 below. The landing window is leaded at ceiling level over the external rear projection in clerestory form. A very light interior with an interesting blend of traditional and modern features.

Listing NGR: SJ2869877652

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National Grid Reference: SJ 28698 77652


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