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Sale Old Hall Dovecote, Trafford

Description: Sale Old Hall Dovecote

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 212929

OS Grid Reference: SJ8068992317
OS Grid Coordinates: 679407, 380835
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2509, 2.1872

Location: Derbyshire Road, Sale, Trafford M33 3EG

Locality: Trafford
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: M33 3EG

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Listing Text

(Junction with
4/169 Sale Old Hall
27.3.75 Dovecote

- II

Dovecote (used for pigeons). c.1880. Thomas Worthington for Mary
Worthington. Flemish bond brick, stone dressings and
Westmorland slate roof. Octagonal, of 2 stages (the lower
having been half buried when the motorway was constructed)
with a conical roof. Lower stage has 2 doorways with
elaborately moulded pointed brick arches and 4 small lancet
openings. The upper stage is corbelled out from the
octagonal base to form a circular stage which housed the
nesting boxes. Moulded eaves cornice, 4 picturesque gabled
dormer bird entries with planted timber decoration. An
elaborate vane no longer exists and much of the brickwork is
in a poor state of repair. The only remaining building of
the once important site of Sale Old Hall.

Listing NGR: SJ8068992317

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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