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Hilston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowdon, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3815 / 53°22'53"N

Longitude: -2.3722 / 2°22'19"W

OS Eastings: 375338

OS Northings: 387245

OS Grid: SJ753872

Mapcode National: GBR CYWB.6K

Mapcode Global: WH98V.J8LJ

Entry Name: Hilston House

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212804

Location: Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 78 NE, 7/48

BOWDON, GREEN WALK
(south side)

Hilston House

II

House, now old people's home. c.1880. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roof. 5 x 4 bays; asymmetrically
planned with two storeys plus attic. Free Italianate style.
Stone plinth, moulded bands, rusticated quoins, blocking
course and projecting modillion eaves cornice. Bay 1
projects and has a bay window on the ground floor with
3-light segmental-headed keystone sash windows, three
semicircular headed windows to the first and two to the attic
which has an open pedimented gable. Bays 2 and 3 have a
total of four 2-light segmental headed windows with lugged
architraves. The entrance porch in bays 4 and 5 has three pairs
of Tuscan pilasters, entablature, baluster parapet, and two
semicircular openings (one now blocked) with fluted keystones.
A porch has been added to the left hand opening, above which
are two semicircular-headed windows and a projecting
pediment. The other elevations have various pediments,
oriel windows, bay windows and a balcony with good cast
ironwork.


Listing NGR: SJ7533887245

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

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