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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: HALECROFT

List entry Number: 1356501

Location

HALECROFT, 253, HALE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
TraffordMetropolitan AuthorityNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212891

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History

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Details

SJ 78 NE HALE HALE ROAD (north-east

7/131 No. 253 13.10.75 (Halecroft)

- II*

House now offices. 1890 on rainwater head. Edgar Wood. Brick, ashlar dressings, render, tile hanging and red clay tile roof. Large 2-storey detached house with attics, a single- storey wing to the rear and a single-storey C20 extension to left. 5 bays with stone plinth, quoins and dressings to doors windows and buttresses. Diagonally set corner bay window to bay 1 with mullion and transom window to ground floor, enriched first floor band, mullion windows to first floor, coped gablet and ball finial. Bay 2 has similar windows and a large gable with carved barge boards. Tudor- arch doorway to bay 3 with enriched cartouche above. Bays 3 and 4 have a considerable timber mullion and transom window at first floor with leaded lights as well as a carved bressumer, pargetted gable with floral motifs, carved bargeboards and elaborate weather-vane. Single-storey bay window to bay 5 with mullions and transom, rounded corners and a 5-light timber mullioned window above with advanced half hipped dormer and elaborate finial. Steep roof with crested ridge and vents. Right elevation has projecting chimney stack, 5 light mullion and transom window and a first floor bow window. The left has another pargetted gable. Fine Jacobean-style staircase as well as oak panelling to boardroom which has a carved stone chimney piece within an inglenook. Generally a well preserved interior which includes plaster ceilings and friezes, doors and ironwork, linen fold panelling and good stained glass (some with pre-Raphaelite figures). An excellent example of Wood's earlier work largely expressing the ideals of the Arts and Crafts Movement and the vernacular revival.

Listing NGR: SJ7871786355

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National Grid Reference: SJ7871786355

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