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Description: Hilston House
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212804
OS Grid Reference: SJ7533887245
OS Grid Coordinates: 375338, 387245
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3815, -2.3722
SJ 78 NE BOWDON GREEN WALK
7/48 Hilston House
House, now old people's home. c.1880. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roof. 5 x 4 bays; asymmetrically
planned with 2 storeys plus attic. Free Italianate style.
Stone plinth, moulded bands, rusticated quoins, blocking
course and projecting modillion eaves cornice. Bay 1
projects and has a bay window on the ground floor with 3-
light segmental-headed keystone sash windows, 3 semi-
circular headed windows to the first and 2 to the attic
which has an open pedimented gable. Bays 2 and 3 have a
total of 4 2-light segmental headed windows with lugged
architraves. The entrance porch in bays 4 and 5 has 3 pairs
of Tuscan pilasters, entablature, baluster parapet, and 2
semi-cirular openings (1 now blocked) with fluted keystones.
A porch has been added to the left hand opening, above which
are 2 semi-circular -headed windows and a projecting
pediment. The other elevations have various pediments,
oriel windows, bay windows and a balcony with good cast
Listing NGR: SJ7533887245
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Source: English Heritage
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