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Holcroft Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Culcheth and Glazebury, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4522 / 53°27'8"N

Longitude: -2.4836 / 2°29'1"W

OS Eastings: 367979

OS Northings: 395162

OS Grid: SJ679951

Mapcode National: GBR CX3J.36

Mapcode Global: WH98D.THH9

Entry Name: Holcroft Hall

Listing Date: 15 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58895

Location: Culcheth and Glazebury, Warrington, WA3

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Culcheth and Glazebury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Newchurch

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 69 NE CULCHETH & GLAZEBURY HEY SHOOT LANE
Culcheth

2/17 Holcroft Hall.

15/11/1966
II*

Farmhouse late C15-early C16 altered and enlarged C18 with subsequent
alterations. Rendered brick with slate roof, 2 storeys and attic, 4
bays including added wing. Small porch projection with stone coping
and kneelers. Cross windows to main block twin mullion windows to
wing. Some timber eaves gutters, massive chimney stack.
Interior: Gothic stone mullioned window in wall which is now internal
on staircase, two heavily moulded beams at first floor level and
lesser moulded and bevelled beams elsewhere. Priest hole in chimney
stack with access from attic. Massive braced collar trusses, purlins
and wallplates, heavy ceiling joists. Sealed triangular openings in
external wall below wallplate point downwards. Maud Holcroft said to
have married Captain Blood from this house (Croston's History circa
1920). Star awarded for the historic interest of the interior.


Listing NGR: SJ6797995162

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