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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: SALE OLD HALL DOVECOTE

List entry Number: 1356529

Location

SALE OLD HALL DOVECOTE, RIFLE ROAD (JUNCTION WITH M63)

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

County District District Type Parish
TraffordMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212929

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 89 SW SALE RIFLE ROAD (Junction with M63) 4/169 Sale Old Hall 27.3.75 Dovecote - II

Dovecote (used for pigeons). c.1880. Thomas Worthington for Mary Worthington. Flemish bond brick, stone dressings and Westmorland slate roof. Octagonal, of 2 stages (the lower having been half buried when the motorway was constructed) with a conical roof. Lower stage has 2 doorways with elaborately moulded pointed brick arches and 4 small lancet openings. The upper stage is corbelled out from the octagonal base to form a circular stage which housed the nesting boxes. Moulded eaves cornice, 4 picturesque gabled dormer bird entries with planted timber decoration. An elaborate vane no longer exists and much of the brickwork is in a poor state of repair. The only remaining building of the once important site of Sale Old Hall.

Listing NGR: SJ8068992317

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National Grid Reference: SJ 80689 92317

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