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Thorncliff Hall, Hollingworth

Description: Thorncliff Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212518

OS Grid Reference: SK0016496649
OS Grid Coordinates: 400164, 396649
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4666, -1.9990

Location: Hollingworth, Tameside SK14 8JJ

Locality: Hollingworth
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK14 8JJ

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Listing Text

SK 09 NW
5/60 Thorncliff Hall


House. 1702 over doorway but largely a rebuilding and
remodelling of c.1830. Dressed stone (watershot at rear)
with graduated stone slate roof. Large near-symmetrical 2-
storey house with additions to rear and wing to left.
Jacobean style. 7 bays, the centre 3 projecting and having a
shaped gable which is flanked on either side by a similar
gable. Projecting plinth, first floor band, soldier course
and quoins. The central door has a fine bolection-moulded
surround, a pulvinated frieze and scrolled pediment
enclosing a dated enriched cartouche all of which may be
re-used. Total of 6 ground floor and 7 first floor 2-light
mullion and transom cavetto-moulded windows some with leaded
lights, some glazing bars and some C20 casements. The right
bays appear to pre-date the rest and there are large
additions to rear. Finials to gables and chimney stacks are
paired and set diagonally. Arched stair window to right.
Fire surrounds and other internal features.

Listing NGR: SK0016496649

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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