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Former Monks Hall Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Eccles, Salford

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Latitude: 53.4864 / 53°29'11"N

Longitude: -2.3395 / 2°20'22"W

OS Eastings: 377568

OS Northings: 398909

OS Grid: SJ775989

Mapcode National: GBR DX33.9Y

Mapcode Global: WH989.1M7L

Plus Code: 9C5VFMP6+H5

Entry Name: Former Monks Hall Museum

Listing Date: 24 February 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211947

ID on this website: 101162896

Location: Ellesmere Park, Salford, Greater Manchester, M30

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Eccles

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Eccles

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Eccles St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25/11/2016

SJ 79 NE,

WELLINGTON ROAD (north side),
Monks Hall Museum



House, then museum. Reported empty and awaiting redevelopment 23/11/2016. c.1840 with later additions but
incorporating a C17 timber-framed structure. Rendered brick
with slate and graduated stone slate roofs. 3-bay 2-storey
central-staircase plan with single-storey wing to left and
parallel timber-framed range to rear. Tudor style revival.
Symmetrical elevation with projecting plinth, rusticated
quoins and coped parapet. Tudor-arched central porch with
panelled door and fanlight. Canted bay windows on either
side are said to date from 1890s when the wing was added to
left. Three paired sash windows to first floor with
hoodmould and central mullion. Central false gablet above
parapet. Coped gable parapets with kneelers. The timber-
framed structure projects to the rear right, the framing
being exposed on the gable-end. Square panels, jowled corner
posts and a 9-light diamond-shaped timber mullion window
with small leaded panes. A 2-storey wing (possibly
originally a porch) on the left return stands on a stone
plinth. The rest of the early structure is obscured by
additions or alterations. Internally a Tudor-arched door
surround, part of the framing and chamfered floor beams are

The history of the site extends back considerably further than the present building.

Listing NGR: SJ7756898909

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