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Charles Cotton's Fishing House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alstonefield, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.13 / 53°7'48"N

Longitude: -1.811 / 1°48'39"W

OS Eastings: 412740

OS Northings: 359222

OS Grid: SK127592

Mapcode National: GBR 477.QYL

Mapcode Global: WHCDK.4LVB

Entry Name: Charles Cotton's Fishing House

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 15 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274368

Location: Alstonefield, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, SK17

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Alstonefield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alstonfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 15 NW ALSTONEFIELD C.P. BERESFORD LANE
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: SK1274059222

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