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The Council House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockport, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3778 / 53°22'40"N

Longitude: -2.1115 / 2°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 392681

OS Northings: 386777

OS Grid: SJ926867

Mapcode National: GBR FYPC.NW

Mapcode Global: WHBB3.JCRC

Plus Code: 9C5V9VHQ+4C

Entry Name: The Council House

Listing Date: 9 August 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441948

Location: Stockport, SK7

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Hazel Grove

Built-Up Area: Hazel Grove

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Norbury St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 98 NW STEPPING HILL TORKINGTON ROAD
(south side)
Hazel Grove
6/190 The Council
9.8.66 House

- II


House, now offices. Early C19. English garden wall bond
brick, ashlar dressings and slate roof. 5 by 4 bays with 2
storeys (plus basement), a wing at the rear, and a later
wing to the left which is not of special interest. Stone
plinth, first floor band and brick eaves band. Bays 1 and 2,
and 4 and 5, project each having 2 sash windows on each
floor with stone sills, flat brick arches and sash windows
and being pedimented. The central bay has a similar window
on the first floor and a Roman Doric tetrastyle portico on
the ground floor. The 6-panel door has an overlight. The
large wing to the rear is canted and has a tripartite sash
window to each floor under wide cambered arches. 2 bold
chimney stacks. Interior: grand stair hall with ornate cast
iron baluster stair and gallery and a domical skylight with
radial bars and coloured glazing.


Listing NGR: SJ9268186777

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

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