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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210818
Location: Stockport, SK1
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
1. HIGHER HILLGATE
5086 (East Side)
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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