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Description: Watling Gate
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212765
OS Grid Reference: SJ7734290077
OS Grid Coordinates: 377342, 390077
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4070, -2.3423
SJ 79 SE ALTRINCHAM LEYS ROAD
3/11 Watling Gate
House.c.1910. By Newton and Bayley. Brick with stone slate
roof. C17-style.Hall-House plan with screens passage, central
house-part open to the roof, 2-storey cross-wings on either
side that to the left projecting at front and rear, and a
single-storey wing at rear. Single-storey lean-to canopy on
timber posts to entire front elevation. 4 2-light casement
windows to gabled crosswing.Two 5-light timber mullion and
transom windows to house-part, that to the upper level being
a dormer window. 3-light mullion and transom window to right
hand bay with 5-light dormer window. Stone capped chimney
stacks, that to the crossing with 4 diagonally set shafts in
a cross formation. Interior: panelled passage and house-
part. Gallery to 2 sides of house-part reached by staircase
with splat balusters. Inglenook fireplace with gallery
above. 3 exposed queen-post trusses and exposed joists etc.
An interesting and complete example of the local vernacular
Listing NGR: SJ7734290077
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Source: English Heritage
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