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© Mr Geraint Wyn Jones

IoE Number: 55348
Location: IRON BRIDGE LODGE, ALDFORD APPROACH (south west side)
  POULTON, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Geraint Wyn Jones
Date Photographed: 19 October 1999
Date listed: 02 November 1983
Date of last amendment: 02 November 1983
Grade II

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SJ 4160 POULTON C.P.ALDFORD APPROACH,(South West side)Eaton Park9/151Iron Bridge Lodge

SJ 4160 POULTON C.P. ALDFORD APPROACH, (South West side) Eaton Park 9/151 Iron Bridge Lodge G.V. II Estate House 1894 by Douglas and Fordham for the 1st Duke of Westminster. Red Brick lower storey on projecting sandstone plinth; jettied half timbered upper storey; red tile gabled roofs; 2 chimneys with blue diapering and moulded brick spiral flues. Two storeys of 3 bays with a single storey gabled brick loggia on two shaped oak posts at north end (right, from river). Stone-dressed mullioned 2,3 and 4 light windows with ogee heads to lower storey; ogee headed oak-mullioned to upper storey, with two 4-light oriels surmounted by jettied gables containing small windows to attic. Heavily carved gable beams; openwork oak bargeboards with ornate finials. Rectangular leaded glazing with shaped panes at head of each light. Oak boarded doors (with ornate wrought iron hinges and handles) in stone-dressed openings. Interior: dog-leg staircase with shaped newels and moulded flat balusters; 6-panel doors with moulded stiles, muntins and rails and vertical mouldings at centres of panels. Of c1600 inspiration: picturesquely grouped with river and Iron Bridge (q.v.).

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