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Oddfellows Hall, the Former Assheton Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4865 / 53°29'11"N

Longitude: -2.0956 / 2°5'44"W

OS Eastings: 393754

OS Northings: 398868

OS Grid: SJ937988

Mapcode National: GBR FXT3.3X

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.SM9K

Entry Name: Oddfellows Hall, the Former Assheton Arms

Listing Date: 1 May 1986

Last Amended: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212679

Location: Tameside, OL6

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Ashton-under-Lyne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ashton-under-Lyne The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW,

(south side),

Nos. 201, 201A and B (Oddfellows Hall)

(formerly listed as Nos 201, 201A, 201B (former Oldfellows Hall)




Includes No. 15 (The former Assheton Arms) Booth Street (west
side). Oddfellows hall, shops and public house. "Erected
MDCCCLV" (1855) on date stone. Brick with ashlar dressings
and slate roof. 3 x 7 bays with 3 storeys. Rusticated
quoins. Bracketed eaves cornice with articulating dies.
Central entrance under keystone arch flanked by two shop
fronts, the left of C19 date, the right a replacement. A
niche on the first floor forms a central feature. 4-pane
sash windows to either side have eared architraves, a sill
band and date stones above. The top floor has taller sash
windows with segmental heads, ashlar surrounds and a moulded
sill band. The windows and details to the Booth Street
elevation are similar except that the ground floor has 4-
pane sash windows under segmental brick arches and two
elaborate doorways one with pilasters supporting a dentilled
entablature the other with fanlight and keystone arch.
Hipped roof. Much of the interior has been damaged through
alteration or decay. The entire top floor accommodates the
meeting hall which has a coved plaster ceiling and niches
in the walls.

Listing NGR: SJ9375498868

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

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