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A Grade II* Listed Building in Hale Barns, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3736 / 53°22'25"N

Longitude: -2.3213 / 2°19'16"W

OS Eastings: 378717

OS Northings: 386355

OS Grid: SJ787863

Mapcode National: GBR DY7F.7C

Mapcode Global: WH98W.9GVK

Entry Name: Halecroft

Listing Date: 13 October 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212891

Location: Trafford, WA15

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Hale Barns

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hale (Trafford)

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ringway Hale Barns All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


7/131 No. 253
13.10.75 (Halecroft)

- II*

House now offices. 1890 on rainwater head. Edgar Wood.
Brick, ashlar dressings, render, tile hanging and red clay tile
roof. Large 2-storey detached house with attics, a single-
storey wing to the rear and a single-storey C20 extension to
left. 5 bays with stone plinth, quoins and dressings to
doors windows and buttresses. Diagonally set corner bay
window to bay 1 with mullion and transom window to ground
floor, enriched first floor band, mullion windows to first
floor, coped gablet and ball finial. Bay 2 has similar
windows and a large gable with carved barge boards. Tudor-
arch doorway to bay 3 with enriched cartouche above. Bays 3
and 4 have a considerable timber mullion and transom window
at first floor with leaded lights as well as a carved
bressumer, pargetted gable with floral motifs, carved
bargeboards and elaborate weather-vane. Single-storey bay
window to bay 5 with mullions and transom, rounded corners
and a 5-light timber mullioned window above with advanced
half hipped dormer and elaborate finial. Steep roof with
crested ridge and vents. Right elevation has projecting
chimney stack, 5 light mullion and transom window and a
first floor bow window. The left has another pargetted
gable. Fine Jacobean-style staircase as well as oak
panelling to boardroom which has a carved stone chimney
piece within an inglenook. Generally a well preserved
interior which includes plaster ceilings and friezes, doors
and ironwork, linen fold panelling and good stained glass
(some with pre-Raphaelite figures). An excellent example of
Wood's earlier work largely expressing the ideals of the Arts
and Crafts Movement and the vernacular revival.

Listing NGR: SJ7871786355

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

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