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27, Higher Hillgate, Stockport

Description: 27, Higher Hillgate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 210818

OS Grid Reference: SJ8990689718
OS Grid Coordinates: 389906, 389718
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4042, -2.1533

Location: 44 Higher Hillgate, Stockport SK1 3ER

Locality: Stockport
County: Stockport
Country: England
Postcode: SK1 3ER

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Listing Text

5086 (East Side)
No 27

SJ 8989 NE 6/98


Said to have been built in 1742. Bought in 1783 by Samuel Oldknow, the "muslin
king". In 1802 left to William Radcliffe of Mellor, the inventor of the dressing
frame. Attacked by Luddites 1812. 3 storeys in brick with dentil eaves cornice.
3 windows, now with 6-light mullion and transom treatment, gauged brick arches.
Good doorcase with Greek Ionic half-columns and open pediment. Adam ornament
to impost blocks. Radiating fanlight and door of 6 panels. 5 steps. Rear
wing of 3 storeys with plain pilastered doorway. Modillion eaves cornice.

Nos 23 and 27 form a visual group.

Listing NGR: SJ8990689720

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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