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Description: Oddfellows Hall
The Assheton Arms
Date Listed: 1 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212679
OS Grid Reference: SJ9375498868
OS Grid Coordinates: 393754, 398868
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4865, -2.0956
ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE STAMFORD STREET
SJ 99 NW (south side)
4/31 Nos. 201, 201A
1.5.86 (Odd,fellows Hall)
(formerly listed as Nos 201,
201A, 201B (former Oldfellows
Includes No. 15 (The Assheton Arms) Booth Street (west
side). Oddfellows hall, shops and public house. "Erected
MDCCCLV" (1855) on datestone. Brick with ashlar dressings
and slate roof. 3 x 7 bays with 3 storeys. Rusticated
quoins. Bracketed eaves cornice with articulating dies.
Central entrance under keystone arch flanked by 2 shop
fronts, the left of C19 date, the right a replacement. A
niche on the first f1oor forms a central feature. 4-pane
sash windows to either side have eared architraves, a sill
band and datestones above. The top floor has taller sash
windows with segmental heads, ashlar surrounds and a moulded
sill band. The windows and details to the Booth Street
elevation are similar except that the ground floor has 4-
pane sash windows under segmental brick arches and 2
elaborate doorways one with pilasters supporting a dentilled
entablature the other with fanlight and keystone arch.
Hipped roof. Much of the interior has been damaged through
alteration or decay. The entire top floor accommodates the
meeting hall which has a coved plaster ceiling and niches
in the walls.
Listing NGR: SJ9375498868
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Source: English Heritage
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