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27, Higher Hillgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinnington and Central, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.4042 / 53°24'15"N

Longitude: -2.1533 / 2°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 389906

OS Northings: 389719

OS Grid: SJ899897

Mapcode National: GBR FYD2.MD

Mapcode Global: WHB9W.WPTN

Entry Name: 27, Higher Hillgate

Listing Date: 10 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210818

Location: Stockport, SK1

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Brinnington and Central

Built-Up Area: Stockport

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stockport St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

5086 (East Side)
No 27

SJ 8989 NE 6/98


Said to have been built in 1742. Bought in 1783 by Samuel Oldknow, the "muslin
king". In 1802 left to William Radcliffe of Mellor, the inventor of the dressing
frame. Attacked by Luddites 1812. 3 storeys in brick with dentil eaves cornice.
3 windows, now with 6-light mullion and transom treatment, gauged brick arches.
Good doorcase with Greek Ionic half-columns and open pediment. Adam ornament
to impost blocks. Radiating fanlight and door of 6 panels. 5 steps. Rear
wing of 3 storeys with plain pilastered doorway. Modillion eaves cornice.

Nos 23 and 27 form a visual group.

Listing NGR: SJ8990689720

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