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Description: Garden Cottage at Worsley Hall Garden Centre
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 211997
OS Grid Reference: SD7353200411
OS Grid Coordinates: 373532, 400411
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4997, -2.4005
WORSLEY LEIGH ROAD
SD 70 SW
1/39 Garden Cottage
at Worsley Hall
House, originally for Worsley Hall head gardener. 1834.
Rock-faced stone with slate roof and brick additions. L-
shaped 2-storey plan with an octagonal tower at the external
angle. Gothic style. Quoins. A picturesque elevation with 3
bays as well as the octagonal tower which has a conical
swept roof. Bay 1 is gabled and has a finial, copings and
kneelers. The gabled porch projects in bay 2 but the Tudor-
arched doorway with hoodmould has been made into a window.
Various 1 and 2-light windows with chamfered stone mullions
(one of which has been removed) many with hoodmoulds. The
tower rises to a third storey and has quoins and bracketed
eaves. Cross-shaped diagonally-set ashlar chimney stacks.
Brick addition to right. Similar but less elaborate rear.
Listing NGR: SD7353200411
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Source: English Heritage
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