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Cheshire

11 March 2013

1879 – St. Michael’s Church, Ditton Hall, Cheshire

Architect: Henry Clutton Founded when Jesuits who had been expelled from Germany in 1872 and settled in Ditton. The church was constructed between 1876 and 1879, cost £16,000, and was funded Lady Mary...

21 December 2012

1813 – Eaton Hall, Cheshire

Architect: William Porden / William Burn When Robert Grosvenor, then the 2nd Earl Grosvenor, and later the 1st Marquess of Westminster, inherited the Eaton estate in 1802, it was decided that the Samwell-designed...

11 December 2012

1858 – Crypt Chambers, Eastgate St., Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Published in The Building News, 1860. Constructed to continue the famous Chester Rows within the design, Penson’s Crypt Chambers is a Grade I listed building. It was built as a...

05 September 2012

1866 – Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Designed and built between 1863 and 1866 by the Chester architect Thomas Mainwaring Penson – it his last major work. It was completed after his death by his son’s firm...

11 August 2012

1875 – Cottage & Stables, Eccleston, Cheshire

Architect: John Douglas Two buildings for The Duke of Westminster at Eccleston – a cottage, and a carriage house with stables. The village is situated on the estate of the Duke of Westminster...

23 April 2012

1869 – New Wesleyan Chapel, Alsager, Cheshire

Architect: George B. Ford Now known as Wesley Place Methodist Church. Published in The Building News, April 8th 1870. “THIS chapel (with which it will be seen a school is combined) occupies a...

15 March 2012

1886 – Cottages, Pulford Drive, Eaton, Cheshire

Architect: Douglas & Fordham Illustration published in The Building News, December 31st 1886.

15 March 2012

1861 – New Barracks, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Published in The Building News, April 12 1861. A barracks for the Cheshire Militia built in the early 1860s on the west side of Castle Esplanade on the site of...

15 February 2012

1893 – High Peak House, Kenyon, Cheshire

Architect: Bradshaw & Gass Published in The Building News, October 20th 1893.