British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Erlesdene, Bowdon

Description: Erlesdene

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212803

OS Grid Reference: SJ7559986987
OS Grid Coordinates: 375599, 386987
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3792, -2.3683

Location: Green Walk, Trafford WA14 2SL

Locality: Bowdon
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 2SL

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(south side)

7/47 Erlesdene
- II

House, now flats. 1873. Mills and Murgatroyd. Rock-faced
stone, ashlar and decorative slate roof. Asymmetrical plan
with 2 storeys (plus attic) and 8 x 5 bays. Victorian
Gothic/Elizabethan. Projecting plinth, quoins, bands,
projecting stone eaves, steep roof, dormer-gables to bays 6
and 8, shaped gables to bays 2 and 4. Bays 1 to 3 have 1, 2
and 3-light mullion windows with transoms and carved
overpanels on the ground floor; sash-windows and an oriel
window on the first floor. Entrance porch in bay 4 has
arched keystone openings on Corinthian columns, weathered
angle-buttresses, cornice, parapet and finials. Above is a
2-light window and a shaped gable with a cusped-light and
finials. 4-storey tower in bay 5 has 2-storey castellated
oriel window supported on column with enriched capital and
carved beast; modillion eaves cornice, pierced parapet and
elaborate weather-vane. Bays 6, 7 and 8 have various 1, 2
and 3-light mullion windows, some with relieving arches.
The east elevation has 3 gables, some traceried lights with
leaded glass and a canted bay window.

Listing NGR: SJ7559986987

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.