Listed buildings in Stockton Heath

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Stockton Heath is a civil parish located to the south of Warrington, Cheshire, England. It was formerly a separate village but, with the growth of the town, it is now a suburb of Warrington. It stands at the crossroads of the A49 and the A56 roads, and is traversed by the Bridgewater and the Manchester Ship Canals. Stockton Heath contains 12 listed buildings, all of which are designated by English Heritage at Grade II. This grade is the lowest of the three gradings given to listed buildings and is applied to "buildings of national importance and special interest".[1]


Name and location Photograph Date Notes
Lumb Brook Bridge
53°22′13″N 2°34′10″W / 53.3702°N 2.5694°W / 53.3702; -2.5694 (Lumb Brook Bridge)
1770 An aqueduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal and towpath over Lumb Brook Road. Designed by James Brindley, it is constructed in sandstone with a brick lining to the arch and a brick parapet. A ramped footpath with sandstone retaining walls climbs from the road to the towpath.[2][3]
Redlane Bridge
53°21′55″N 2°35′16″W / 53.3654°N 2.5878°W / 53.3654; -2.5878 (Redlane Bridge)
Red Lane Bridge, Stockton Heath.jpg c. 1770 A road bridge carrying Red Lane across the Bridgewater Canal; designed by James Brindley. It is constructed in brown brick with a sandstone band to the arch.[4]
Cottage, Grappenhall Road
53°22′16″N 2°34′13″W / 53.3711°N 2.5702°W / 53.3711; -2.5702 (Cottage, Grappenhall Road)
c. 1800 or earlier A two-storey house in brown brick with slate roofs and two recessed 20-pane recessed sash windows.[5]
Red Lion Inn
53°22′15″N 2°34′54″W / 53.3709°N 2.5818°W / 53.3709; -2.5818 (Red Lion Inn)
c. 1800 A public house with outbuildings, constructed in brick with Welsh slate roofs, and rusticated quoins. It is in three storeys, and its interior has retained multiple separate rooms and a drinking lobby.[6]
12, 14, 16, 18 and 20 London Road
53°22′20″N 2°34′54″W / 53.3721°N 2.5818°W / 53.3721; -2.5818 (12–20 London Road)
Early 19th century A terrace of six cottages in brown brick with slate roofs. Each cottage in two storeys, and has one 16-pane sash window. The doorways have rounded arches and radial-bar fanlights.[7]
Brook House,
Whitefield Road
53°21′55″N 2°35′37″W / 53.3652°N 2.5935°W / 53.3652; -2.5935 (Brook House)
Early 19th century A two-storey house in brown brick with a grey slate roof and five 12-pane recessed sash windows.[8]
St Thomas' Vicarage
53°22′08″N 2°35′10″W / 53.3689°N 2.5861°W / 53.3689; -2.5861 (St Thomas' Vicarage)
1838 (probable) A symmetrical two-storey house with rendered brick walls and a hipped slate roof. It has a prostyle portico carried on square piers with a simple entablature.[9]
St Thomas' Church
53°22′20″N 2°34′57″W / 53.3723°N 2.5825°W / 53.3723; -2.5825 (St Thomas' Church)
Stockton Heath St Thomas 2.jpg 1868 Constructed in sandstone, the church was designed by E. G. Paley replacing an earlier church on the site. It consists of a nave with a south aisle, a south porch, a north transept, a north vestry, a chancel and a west tower.[10][11]
Milestone, London Road
53°22′23″N 2°34′55″W / 53.3731°N 2.5820°W / 53.3731; -2.5820 (Milestone, London Road)
1896 A cast iron triangular milestone with cast figuring, standing on the east side of the A49 road to the south of the Northwich Road Swing Bridge crossing the Manchester Ship Canal.[12]
Milestone, Victoria Square
53°22′14″N 2°34′52″W / 53.3705°N 2.5810°W / 53.3705; -2.5810 (Milestone, Victoria Square)
1898 Standing in a prominent position at the crossroads in Victoria Square, this is a triangular milestone in cast iron with cast lettering.[13]
Mulberry Tree Hotel
53°22′15″N 2°34′53″W / 53.3709°N 2.5813°W / 53.3709; -2.5813 (Mulberry Tree Hotel)
Mulberry Tree, Stockton Heath.jpg 1902 Designed as a hotel and shop by William and Segar Owen, later used as a public house. It is in free Neo-Jacobean style with an L-plan, constructed in red brick with blue brick diapering, inserted decorative stones in the upper storey, sandstone and terracotta dressings, and a green slate roof.[14][15]
Police station
53°22′15″N 2°34′51″W / 53.3709°N 2.5808°W / 53.3709; -2.5808 (Police station)
1912 Originally built as a police station and magistrates' court with residential accommodation for policemen. It is constructed in red brick with red sandstone dressings and a red tiled roof, and has 2 12 storeys.[16]

References[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ Listed Buildings, English Heritage, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  2. ^ Pollard & Pevsner (2006), p. 630
  3. ^ English Heritage, "Lumb Brook Bridge (an aqueduct), Stockton Heath (1135858)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  4. ^ English Heritage, "Redlane Bridge, Stockton Heath (1329765)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  5. ^ English Heritage, "Cottage, Grappenhall Road, Stockton Heath (1329770)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  6. ^ English Heritage, "The Red Lion Inn, Stockton Heath (1135948)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  7. ^ English Heritage, "12, 14, 16, 18 and 20 London Road, Stockton Heath (1139344)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  8. ^ English Heritage, "Brook House, Stockton Heath (1313019)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  9. ^ English Heritage, "St Thomas' Vicarage, Stockton Heath (1329771)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  10. ^ Pollard & Pevsner (2006), pp. 629–630
  11. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Thomas, Stockton Heath (1135939)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  12. ^ English Heritage, "Milestone, London Road, Stockton Heath (1392449)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  13. ^ English Heritage, "Milestone, Victoria Square, Stockton Heath (1313013)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  14. ^ Pollard & Pevsner (2006), p. 627
  15. ^ English Heritage, "Mulberry Tree Hotel, Stockton Heath (1261144)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 
  16. ^ English Heritage, "Police station, Stockton Heath (1240198)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 December 2012 

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