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Hough End Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chorlton Park, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4357 / 53°26'8"N

Longitude: -2.265 / 2°15'53"W

OS Eastings: 382492

OS Northings: 393244

OS Grid: SJ824932

Mapcode National: GBR DXMQ.F3

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.5XP0

Entry Name: Hough End Hall

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388344

Location: Manchester, M21

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorlton Park

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: West Didsbury Christ Church and St Christopher Withington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ89SW, NELL LANE, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy,
698-1/8/584 (North side),
Hough End Hall

25/02/52

II*

Manor house, now public house. 1596, for Sir Nicholas Mosley;
altered and recently restored, partly rebuilt and enlarged to
rear. Brown brick in English bond, with sandstone plinth and
dressings, stone slate roof. H-plan. Two-and-a-half storeys,
1:3:1 windows, symmetrical; central doorway with
stop-chamfered surround (now covered by C20 porch); renewed
mullion-and-transom windows of 10 lights at ground floor and 8
lights at 1st floor, and blind mullioned windows to the attic
(2 lights in main range, 3 lights in wings); some remains of
small original double-chamfered mullioned windows, including
both ends of ground floor of main range, re-entrant of left
wing (one on each floor) and each side of ground floor window
of the same wing. Parapet raised to finialed gable over each
window, with stone coping. Left return wall has 2 massive
chimney stacks, each with 2 diagonal chimneys (C20 porch
between these); right-hand return wall has full-height gabled
projection, formerly a chimney stack, with small waggon
doorway at ground floor, two 2-light windows above, and an
oculus in the left side. Rear: 4 unequal gables, some walls
rebuilt, replacement transomed windows. Interior: almost
completely remodelled, but west end retains 2 massive
inglenook fireplaces with chamfered bressummers; jambs and
bressummer of former hall fireplace in former rear wall; back
door opposed to front door, and of similar type.


Listing NGR: SJ8249293244

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

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