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Hurdsfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2657 / 53°15'56"N

Longitude: -2.1154 / 2°6'55"W

OS Eastings: 392397

OS Northings: 374309

OS Grid: SJ923743

Mapcode National: GBR FZNP.T1

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.G5WR

Entry Name: Hurdsfield House

Listing Date: 17 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390908

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Macclesfield

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hurdsfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


MACCLESFIELD

SJ97SW BROCKLEHURST AVENUE
886-1/4/8 (North side)
17/03/77 Hurdsfield House

II

House, formerly used as welfare centre, disused at time of
survey. c1800 with later alterations. Brick with stone
dressings and Welsh slate roof.
3-storeyed. Entrance front faces west: 5-window range with
central doorway in stone porch with Doric architrave, and
wrought-iron railings to balcony above tall window with
entablature above, probably lighting entrance and stair hall.
Flanking windows are sashes (mainly boarded over at time of
inspection) in moulded architraves. Angle quoins. South front
originally a 3-window range with slightly advanced central
bay, extended by 1 bay to the right. Windows mostly renewed in
original openings with flat-arched gauged brick heads with
keystones. To the rear, in the angle of the 2 main ranges, a
hipped roofed mid C19 service extension.
Said to have been built by the Brocklehurst family, a noted
local silk manufacturing family.


Listing NGR: SJ9239774309

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

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