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Charles Cotton's Fishing House, Alstonefield

Description: Charles Cotton's Fishing House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274368

OS Grid Reference: SK1274059224
OS Grid Coordinates: 412740, 359224
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1300, -1.8110

Locality: Alstonefield
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK17 0HQ

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Charles Cotton's fishing house, Beresford Dale, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text

5/15 Charles Cotton's
1.2.67. Fishing House (Previously
listed as "Fishing House
at Beresford").

G.V. II*

Fishing House. Dated "PISCATORIBUS /SACRVM / 1674 ". Coursed and
squared rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; pyramidal stone slate
roof. Single cell square plan in an Artisan Mannerist style., 1 storey;
transomed windows with latticed lights and wooden shutters to left and
right; flight of steps to central double leaved doors flanked by pilasters
with round head and raised keystone inscribed with the intertwined initials
"I.W." and "C.C." (Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton). Built for Charles
Cotton the owner of Beresford Hall and friend of Izaak Walton.

Listing NGR: SK1274059224

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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