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Description: Ryecroft Hall
Date Listed: 31 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212697
OS Grid Reference: SJ9144997820
OS Grid Coordinates: 391449, 397820
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4770, -2.1303
AUDENSHAW MANCHESTER ROAD
SJ 99 NW (south side)
4/44 Ryecroft Hall
31/05/66 (formerly listed as The
Council Offices, (Ryecroft
House now offices. c.1860. Ashlar with slate roof. Large L-
shaped house of 4 x 7 bays with 2 storeys (plus attic
level). Projecting plinth, continuous bands at first floor
and eaves level and coped parapet which is raked over the
principal gables. Bays 1 and 4 are slightly advanced and
gabled. Entrance porch in bay 31 has enriched doors beneath
a Tudor arch, diagonal buttresses and a pierced parapet.
Windows generally have 2 or 3 lights with double-chamfered
mullions and transoms and hoodmoulds. Other windows include
square and canted bays (the later with a castellated
parapet) and oriels at first floor level. Ornate finials to
gables. Steeply pitched roof. Many internal features
survive. Former residence of Abel Buckley, cotton
Listing NGR: SJ9144997820
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Source: English Heritage
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