Tonge Hall, William Street - Rochdale

House dating from 1580s, with C18 and C19 alterations. Ravaged by fire in 2007. Now in the ownership of Rochdale Council. A Historic England funded urgent works/repair grant to stabilise the most vulnerable part of the structure was completed in early 2014. An archaeological assessment, conservation management plan and options appraisal have been carried out. The building is protected under a scaffold roof and the site is secured.

Tonge Hall, William Street - Rochdale
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: TONGE HALL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1068469
  • Local Planning Authority: Rochdale
  • Site Type: Domestic > Residential building


  • Building Name: Tonge Hall
  • Street Name: William Street
  • County: Greater Manchester
  • District / Borough: Rochdale
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Heywood and Middleton
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Local authority