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Listed buildings in Snelson, Cheshire

Snelson is a civil parish in Cheshire East, England. It contains two buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as designated listed buildings, both of which are listed 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] The parish is entirely rural, its listed buildings consisting of a house and a weir associated with a country house.

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Name and location Photograph Date Notes
Rosebank Cottage
53°15′41″N 2°17′14″W / 53.26129°N 2.28730°W / 53.26129; -2.28730 (Rosebank Cottage)
Early to mid 18th century A brick house with roofs of slate and stone-slate in two storeys. Most of the windows are casements, and there are two sash windows on the garden front. The oak door dates from the 17th century, and was moved here from Withington Hall in the 19th century, and cut to fit. It contains a carved panel depicting two mermen with entwined tails holding tridents.[2]
Weir, Astle Hall
53°15′43″N 2°16′59″W / 53.26206°N 2.28305°W / 53.26206; -2.28305 (Weir, Astle Hall)
Late 19th century The weir is built in stone and brick, and has stone dressings. The weir pool is semicircular, as is the water fall wall. Opposite is a straight brick wall containing four drainage holes, and there is a similar brick wall, also with four drainage holes, at the side of the bridge. Between these walls are buttresses.[3]




  • Historic England, "Rosebank Cottage, Snelson (1325929)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 25 June 2014
  • Historic England, "Weir at Astle Hall, Snelson (1139289)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 25 June 2014
  • Historic England, Listed Buildings, retrieved 2 April 2015