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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SHORE HALL

List entry Number: 1068515

Location

SHORE HALL, HIGHER SHORE ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
RochdaleMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213369

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 91 NW LITTLEBOROUGH HIGHER SHORE ROAD (east side)

1/35 Shore Hall 2/1/67

G.V. II* House. "IB 1605" (James Bamford) on door lintel. Hammer- dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof. T-shaped hearth-passage plan with a total of 5 bays and 2 storeys. Quoins and projecting plinth. Door in bay 2 has heavily chamfered surround with carved stops and a Tudor-arched lintel. The house-part has a 3-(fire window) and 5-light mullion and transom window both having been enlarged in C20, bay 1 a 3-light mullion and bay 5 a 5-light mullion window. 3, 2, 2, 2, and 4-light mullion windows to first floor. All windows are double-chamfered and have hoodmoulds, some mullions are cavetto-moulded. Shaped eaves gutter brackets. Left gable is coped with ball finial;whereas the crosswing which was originally gabled is now hipped. 3 diagonally set chimney stacks with cornices, the one on the right return projecting. 2 and 3-light windows to right return and 4- light windows to left return (in each case one is a C20 copy). Similar heavily chamfered door surround to rear which has a 2-light double-chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion window. The rear of the crosswing has 3 and 4-light flat- faced mullion windows of C18 date and a lean-to extension against its gable. Interior: Imposing stone fireplace in house-part has elliptical head, cyma-moulded surround and ogee-moulded cornice. The fireplace may replace a former smoke hood. Hewn beamq,chamfered and one forked. A fine and well preserved example of an early C17 yeoman's house. H. Fishwick, History of Rochdale, 1889.

Listing NGR: SD9229117224

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Fishwick, H - Title: History of Rochdale - Date: 1889 - Page References: 1889

National Grid Reference: SD 92291 17224

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