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Sale Old Hall Dovecote

A Grade II Listed Building in Priory, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.4273 / 53°25'38"N

Longitude: -2.2921 / 2°17'31"W

OS Eastings: 380689

OS Northings: 392317

OS Grid: SJ806923

Mapcode National: GBR DXFT.K4

Mapcode Global: WH98P.R3QX

Entry Name: Sale Old Hall Dovecote

Listing Date: 27 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212929

Location: Trafford, M33

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Priory

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Sale St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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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

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