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Sharples Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.6108 / 53°36'38"N

Longitude: -2.4265 / 2°25'35"W

OS Eastings: 371876

OS Northings: 412779

OS Grid: SD718127

Mapcode National: GBR CVHP.GC

Mapcode Global: WH97N.PHPQ

Entry Name: Sharples Hall

Listing Date: 27 April 1973

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476262

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


797-1/5/205 (North side)
27/04/73 Sharples Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Sharples Hall)


Small mansion, now divided into flats and extended. c1870
(with late C20 extensions). Rusticated coursed and squared
stone with ashlar bands and slate roof.
EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 2 storeys with partial basement and attic.
Square in plan. Former entrance front faces west, present
entrance in extensions of c1980 to rear. 3-window range with
advanced central pedimented bay, with projecting single storey
porch, now disused, the doorway now a window. Round arched
doorway and triple arcaded window alongside. Other windows all
renewed in original openings with moulded architraves. First
floor central window round arched, and round arched window in
attic. Heavy modillion eaves cornice forms pediment across
Eastern elevation has principal 3-window range with central
pedimented gable, and subsidiary single-window range to right,
with shallow pedimented gablet. central canted bay window in
principal section and tripartite windows above. Similar
tripartite windows in right-hand bay.
South elevation similar, with wide advanced gable to the right
with projecting tripartite window in architrave with stressed
entablature to ground floor, the upper window in architrave
with pedimented head cutting the roof line. Canted bay window
to left, with pedimented tripartite window above. Axial and
end wall stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: the hall was for a time the home of Sir John Holden,
owner of the nearby Astley Bridge Mill, Blackburn Road (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7187612779

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

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