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Edgecroft

A Grade II Listed Building in Hopwood Hall, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5802 / 53°34'48"N

Longitude: -2.2136 / 2°12'48"W

OS Eastings: 385955

OS Northings: 409312

OS Grid: SD859093

Mapcode National: GBR DWZ1.KB

Mapcode Global: WHB92.Z82P

Entry Name: Edgecroft

Listing Date: 27 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358846

Location: Rochdale, OL10

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hopwood Hall

Built-Up Area: Heywood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hopwood St John

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE HEYWOOD MANCHESTER ROAD
(east side)

9/17 Edgecroft
27.5.1976
II


House. 1921.By Edgar Wood. Brick with stone slate roof and
sandstone dressings. Two rooms wide by two deep with corner
porch, hall and stairs. An added garage is attached to the
north-east. 4-bay, 2-storey front elevation with semi-
circular opening to the recessed corner porch. Plain 2, 3
and 4-light casement windows, the ground floor being of 3
lights with timber mullions and transom, and a tall opening
in bay 3 lighting the stair and landing. The eaves overhang
except at the corners where a large parapet continues round
into the coped gables. Steeply pitched roof. The right
hand elevation has a canted bay with unmoulded mullion and
transom windows to ground floor and mullioned windows to the
first. All windows are leaded. The rear has a similar bay
window with timber casements in place of the mullions and
transoms: the roof to the rear is flat. The interior is
virtually complete and includes an angle fireplace with blue
bell pattern tile surround by F. Day and cavetto surround: a
1920 fireplace by J.H. Sellers with yellow Sienna marble
mantel and surround, another fireplace which Wood designed
for F.W. Jackson in 1908 and a panelled staircase. The
gardens, walls, gates and house were all designed integrally
and form a remarkably fine example of Wood small domestic
work. His last work before retiring.


Listing NGR: SD8595509312

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