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Latitude: 53.4033 / 53°24'11"N
Longitude: -2.1619 / 2°9'42"W
OS Eastings: 389332
OS Northings: 389618
OS Grid: SJ893896
Mapcode National: GBR FYB2.RR
Mapcode Global: WHB9W.RQQB
Entry Name: The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment
Listing Date: 10 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210811
Location: Stockport, SK3
Electoral Ward/Division: Brinnington and Central
Built-Up Area: Stockport
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Edgeley and Cheadle Heath
Church of England Diocese: Chester
1. GREEK STREET
5086 (North-West Side )
The Armoury of the
SJ 8989 NW 4/81
l862, by Bowman. Consists mainly of an octagonal tower in red brick with pointed
copper cap. Ashlar rusticated quoins and cornice. Narrow lights in stone
rusticated openings. Top has lantern of small lancet lights. Arched doorway now
blocked. Later C19 work to rear. Road elevation of main block has windows
of 2 lancet lights and rounded in ashlar, most now blocked. Stone-coped plinth.
Curtilage includes battered wall of red brick with corner turrets and arrow
slit lights. Opened at a bazaar attended by Mr & Mrs Gladstone, April 22nd
l862. "The assemblv was of the most recherche description and comprised the
elite and the bon ton of the Borough and its suburbs." (Stockport Advertiser).
The Armoury of the Cheshire Regiment forms a visual group with Nos 39 to 53 (odd)
and No 30, which are of local interest.
Listing NGR: SJ8933289618
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