Listed & Historic Buildings

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Parkgate is proud to have in its area a large number of listed and other historic buildings. One of the first achievements of the Parkgate Society was to get the historic central area of Parkgate designated as a conservation area in 1973. As such, the Society keeps a watchful eye on its stock of buildings to ensure that they are protected and are maintained to an adequate standard. We have been asked by Historic England (formally  English Heritage) to voluntarily perform periodic inspections of our listed buildings and to report back to them on the state of the buildings. We also keep an eye on local planning applications and make relevant representations to the Planning Authorities should we feel that any of our historic buildings are under threat.

Below is a list of those buildings that make up the heritage of Parkgate; those that have Grade II* and Grade II listings, as well as other buildings with historic backgrounds. The full description of what entitles a building to be listed, according to Historic England, can be found here. The buildings highlighted in gold have a bronze plaque attached briefly describing that building's history. These buildings are included in our Heritage Trail booklet. 

See also our Heritage Trail interactive web pages that enable you to view information directly onto a mobile phone by scanning a QR  code sited on the building.

Our lists have been sourced from:

Parkgate Conservation Area: Character Appraisal and Management Plan, Feb 2008;

Neston Neighbourhood Plan 2015, Appendix A;

English Heritage website.

Grade II* 

These buildings are particularly important buildings of more than special interest. Only 5.5% of listed buildings in the U.K. are Grade II*.

Farm Building to Leighton Hall, The Runnell

Seven Steps, Butchers Shop and Teal Cottage, The Parade

Chapel of Mostyn House, The Parade

Moorside House and attached railings, Parkgate Road

Grade II

These buildings are of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them. 92% of all listed buildings in U.K.are in this class.

Backwood Hall, off Boathouse Lane

Leighton House, Leighton Road

Sawyers Cottage, The Parade

Pengwern and attached garden walls, The Parade

Brooke House, The Parade

Overdee and Grey Walls, The Parade

Maplewood, The Parade

Leighton Banastre, The Parade

Banastre Cottage, The Parade

Brockleigh, School Lane,

Mostyn Cottage, School Lane

Church of St Thomas, School Lane

Numbers 1 and 2 Balcony House, the attached railings to front

     steps and The Old Assembly Room, The Parade

South Cottage, The Parade

16-19 The Parade (Parade House)

Mostyn House School, The Parade

Prospect House and railings to front steps, The Parade

Talbot House, The Parade

Barnoon, The Parade

11 Station Road

12 Station Road

13 Station Road

14 Station Road

Nelson Cottage, 15 Station Road

Dover Cottage, 16 Station Road

Old Windmill, Leighton Road

The Manse, Parkgate Road

Moorend, Moorside Lane

Spring Vale, Moorside Lane

From L to R Teal Cottage, Seven Steps, and Butchers Shop.

Buildings/structures previously given a local listing by Ellesmere Port & Neston Borough Council

The Sea Wall, The Parade

Nicholl’s Ice Cream Shop, The Parade

1 – 4 Sandheys

1 – 6 Holywell Close

Dee Cottages, The Parade

The Old Watch House, The Parade, (since de-listed)

WW2 Pill Box, Station Road

Numbers 1 & 2 Balcony House and The Old Assembly Room (at the rear)

Other Possible Heritage Assets

Seaward House, The Parade

Broad Beams, The Parade

Black Oak, The Parade

Little Lane cottages

Sea View, The Parade

The Moorings & Fisherman’s Cottage, The Parade

Wharf Cottage, The Parade

Manor Cottage, Old Quay Lane

Rose Cottage, Old Quay Lane

Stable Cottage, Old Quay Lane

K6 Telephone Box, Mostyn Square, The Parade

Last Updated April 2020