Poynton's Historic Buildings
Criteria for the Selection of Building
Each building is required to fulfil one or more of the following to be considered for local listing. The Poynton list is taken from 'Local List of Historic Buildings Supplementary Planning Document' and was formally adopted by Cheshire East Council on 14th October 2010.
Architectural or Historic Character
Design qualities typical of the local vernacular which contribute to the importance of the building.
Buildings which are too recent or in some other respect fail to meet the criteria for statutory listing.
Associations with local historic events;people; locally or nationally important architects, engineers or designers.
Display evidence of 'Local Distinctiveness'
Help define a sense of place and local distinctiveness to individual communities.
Reflect traditional functional character of, or former use within the area.
Buildings and or groups of buildings which due to their form, massing and appearance provide a significant contribution to the street scene.
A building that makes a special contribution to the environment of a street or locality by being a characterful, time-honoured or locally valued feature.
Being part of a planned layout that has remained substantially intact (for example, a terrace, square, crescent, estate, etc.
Contribute to the local street scene by virtue of landmark quality, interest as a curiosity or contribution to the quality of recognisable space.
List of Buildings
1-13 Fountain Place
Early 20th century corner composition in a vernacular revival style. Very prominent within the settlement.
24 & 32, 30, 26
London Road South
Victorian mansion, dated 1874, built in 17th century style. Now in use as flats.
1-6 Fountain Close
Group of early 20th century semi-detached dwellings. Red brick with slate roofs.
307 Park Lane
Late Georgian building, erected in 1832 for use as a Methodist Chapel for local colliery workers. Extended in the early 20th century and 21st century. Occupied by the Poynton Christian Fellowship since 1982.
Newhouse Farm (Barn)
T-shaped cattle building dates back to the 18th century. Partially collapsed stone slate roof. Listing does not include the farm house.
Petre Bank Cottages
13-79 Coppice Road
Late 19th century miners’ terraced dwellings. Stone with slate roofs.
Poynton Community Centre
Original main building dates back to 1838, with additions made in 1850-2. Originally built as a school for local miners children, the building was also used by the Home Guard during World War II.
Poynton Park Boathouse
London Road North
Boathouse with stone slab roof.
Poynton Railway Station
Poynton Railway Station is a Victorian red brick building comprising stone pilasters with detailing, timber windows, and a slate roof.