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Hey House, Holcombe

Description: Hey House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 210659

OS Grid Reference: SD7768815915
OS Grid Coordinates: 377688, 415915
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6393, -2.3389

Location: Moorbottom Road, Bury BL8 4NS

Locality: Holcombe
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL8 4NS

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Listing Text

Hey House
- II*

Built as hunting lodge c.1616; wings added later in C17. Stone. Divided into 2
dwellings. Long rectangular plan. 2 storeys. All windows with stone mullions and
transoms and small diamond panes. West wing contains old main entrance hall, with
wall seating made from pews from Whalley Abbey. C17 fireplace. Rear door said to
be carved with date 1616. East wing: much of the carved woodwork said to be from
Whalley Abbey. Fireplace dated 1671; overmantel perhaps later. Panelling in same
room possibly c.1700. Door from the Abbey. Fireplace more simply carved dated 1695
in dining room. Some panelling in a bedroom. 2 stained glass window medallions,
one dated 1616. Tunnel from kitchen has segmental-arched stone barrel vault. Hol-
combe Hunt established here 1708. (Country Life, April-June 1952)

Listing NGR: SD7768815915

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Source: English Heritage

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