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Latitude: 53.4522 / 53°27'8"N
Longitude: -2.4836 / 2°29'1"W
OS Eastings: 367979
OS Northings: 395162
OS Grid: SJ679951
Mapcode National: GBR CX3J.36
Mapcode Global: WH98D.THH9
Entry Name: Holcroft Hall
Listing Date: 15 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58895
Location: Culcheth and Glazebury, Warrington, WA3
Civil Parish: Culcheth and Glazebury
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Newchurch
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ 69 NE CULCHETH & GLAZEBURY HEY SHOOT LANE
2/17 Holcroft Hall.
Farmhouse late C15-early C16 altered and enlarged C18 with subsequent
alterations. Rendered brick with slate roof, 2 storeys and attic, 4
bays including added wing. Small porch projection with stone coping
and kneelers. Cross windows to main block twin mullion windows to
wing. Some timber eaves gutters, massive chimney stack.
Interior: Gothic stone mullioned window in wall which is now internal
on staircase, two heavily moulded beams at first floor level and
lesser moulded and bevelled beams elsewhere. Priest hole in chimney
stack with access from attic. Massive braced collar trusses, purlins
and wallplates, heavy ceiling joists. Sealed triangular openings in
external wall below wallplate point downwards. Maud Holcroft said to
have married Captain Blood from this house (Croston's History circa
1920). Star awarded for the historic interest of the interior.
Listing NGR: SJ6797995162
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