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Buile Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Langworthy, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4905 / 53°29'25"N

Longitude: -2.3054 / 2°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 379834

OS Northings: 399356

OS Grid: SJ798993

Mapcode National: GBR D3C.JQ

Mapcode Global: WH989.KJDF

Entry Name: Buile Hill

Listing Date: 18 January 1980

Last Amended: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471550

Location: Salford, M6

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Langworthy

Built-Up Area: Salford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Weaste, Seedley and Langworthy

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SALFORD

SJ79NE ECCLES OLD ROAD
949-1/3/51 (South side)
18/01/80 Buile Hill
(Formerly Listed as:
ECCLES OLD ROAD
(South side)
Buile Hill (Salford Natural History
Museum))

II

Mansion, now Salford Mining Museum. 1825-7. By Sir Charles
Barry, with upper storey and porte-cochere added c1860 by
Walters. Ashlar with hipped Welsh slate roof with central open
pavilion with stone balustrade. Restrained classical style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, shallow projecting 2-window wings each
side of entrance block with porte-cochere, further 2-window
wing recessed to right, and single storey wing originally
housing billiard room advanced to right of this. Porte-cochere
has 2 fluted Doric columns carrying entablature with triglyph
frieze. Tripartite windows above entrance, divided by plain
pilasters. 2-pane sash windows throughout, the sills forming
continuous band. Garden front similarly disposed, with
recessed entrance block, the doorway in plain Doric architrave
forming porch running between the slightly advanced wings.
These have shallow squared bay windows to ground floor with
plain pilasters forming tripartite windows and balustraded
parapets. Tripartite windows throughout to this elevation. End
wall stack, with front wall stack in right hand wing, and
others concealed in the central roof pavilion.
INTERIOR: planning obscured by insertion of museum displays,
but cantilevered stone staircase with cast-iron balustrading
retained in right hand bay.

Listing NGR: SJ7983499356

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

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