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Ryecroft Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Tameside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.477 / 53°28'37"N

Longitude: -2.1303 / 2°7'49"W

OS Eastings: 391449

OS Northings: 397820

OS Grid: SJ914978

Mapcode National: GBR FXK7.L9

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.7VTT

Entry Name: Ryecroft Hall

Listing Date: 31 May 1966

Last Amended: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212697

Location: Tameside, M34

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Audenshaw

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Audenshaw St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW,
4/44

AUDENSHAW, MANCHESTER ROAD
(south side),
Ryecroft Hall

(Formerly listed as The Council Offices, (Ryecroft Hall))

31/05/66

II

House now offices. c.1860. Ashlar with slate roof. Large
L-shaped house of 4 x 7 bays with two 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 3 has enriched doors beneath
a Tudor arch, diagonal buttresses and a pierced parapet.
Windows generally have two or three 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
manufacturer.


Listing NGR: SJ9144997820

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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