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7, 9 and 11, Millgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinnington and Central, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4116 / 53°24'41"N

Longitude: -2.1559 / 2°9'21"W

OS Eastings: 389735

OS Northings: 390546

OS Grid: SJ897905

Mapcode National: GBR FXDZ.1R

Mapcode Global: WHB9W.VHKX

Entry Name: 7, 9 and 11, Millgate

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Last Amended: 22 November 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210895

Location: Stockport, SK1

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Brinnington and Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Stockport

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stockport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Summary

Former hotel and attached house of c.1840, now converted to flats.

Description

Former hotel and attached house. c.1840. red brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof. Three-storey, three-bay hotel (No. 7) on left of lower, three-storey, one-bay house (Nos. 9 and 11).

EXTERIOR: No. 7 has a central round-headed doorway with stone imposts and a six-panelled door in a moulded frame under a multi-pane fanlight. To each side of the doorway is a bricked-up cellar window beneath ground-floor windows with projecting stone sills and gauged brick cambered arches. The first floor has similar windows in bays one and three and a central blind window. The second floor has three shorter windows. All the windows have reproduction multi-pane hung sashes. Ogee guttering and gable stacks. Nos. 9 and 11 have a basket-arched doorway with six-panelled door to the left of a centrally positioned window. Similar window on the first floor and a shorter window on the second floor. Reproduction multi-pane hung sashes. The north-east gable wall has been rebuilt with a projecting single-storey canted porch (not of special interest). Ogee guttering and gable stack.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

The properties Nos. 14 and 16 to the rear of No. 7 Millgate, are a modern extension and are not of special interest.

History

Both buildings were shown on the 1851 Ordnance Survey map, surveyed 1849, with the larger, left-hand property identified as 'The Golden Ball and Florist Hotel'. When first listed in 1988 the properties were derelict. At this time No. 5 (now Nos. 9 and 11) had a later wooden shop front with pilasters and door with overlight on left of plain window. Subsequent refurbishment has reinstated a ground-floor window and the windows to both properties have been given appropriate multi-pane sashes to replace the blockings and casement windows present in 1988.

Reasons for Listing

The two buildings numbered 7, 9 and 11 Millgate, Stockport, built c 1840, are designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural Interest: as representative examples of mid-C19 urban architecture in Stockport
* Group Value: facing the parish church of St Mary (Grade I) and church gateway (Grade II*), and adjacent to Stockport Market, which has an 1861 Market Hall (Grade II) and various listed surrounding properties of similar or earlier dates

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