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A Grade II Listed Building in Bowdon, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3791 / 53°22'44"N

Longitude: -2.3679 / 2°22'4"W

OS Eastings: 375625

OS Northings: 386983

OS Grid: SJ756869

Mapcode National: GBR CYXC.5D

Mapcode Global: WH98V.LBNB

Entry Name: Erlesdene

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212803

Location: Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 78 NE

(south side)



House, now flats. 1873. Mills and Murgatroyd. Rock-faced
stone, ashlar and decorative slate roof. Asymmetrical plan
with 2 storeys (plus attic) and 8 x 5 bays. Victorian
Gothic/Elizabethan. Projecting plinth, quoins, bands,
projecting stone eaves, steep roof, dormer-gables to bays 6
and 8, shaped gables to bays 2 and 4. Bays 1 to 3 have 1, 2
and 3-light mullion windows with transoms and carved
overpanels on the ground floor; sash-windows and an oriel
window on the first floor. Entrance porch in bay 4 has
arched keystone openings on Corinthian columns, weathered
angle-buttresses, cornice, parapet and finials. Above is a
2-light window and a shaped gable with a cusped-light and
finials. 4-storey tower in bay 5 has 2-storey castellated
oriel window supported on column with enriched capital and
carved beast; modillion eaves cornice, pierced parapet and
elaborate weather-vane. Bays 6, 7 and 8 have various 1, 2
and 3-light mullion windows, some with relieving arches.
The east elevation has 3 gables, some traceried lights with
leaded glass and a canted bay window.

Listing NGR: SJ7562586983

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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