Belgrade Hotel

17 Apr 2007
Belgrade Hotel, Jackson Lane, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


2/31 Belgrade Hotel.


Formerly Hollin Hall, now a hotel: c1870 for Joseph Brook jnr.

Rock-faced brown sandstone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof with 4 chimneys with clusters of octagonal stacks. Mixture of Tudor and Jacobean styles. 2-storey, 4-bay front. Left end bay is a 4-stage, octagonal castellated tower with blind lancet arcading and loopholes below the castellation. Right end bay has 2-storey canted bay windows with castellated top. The 3rd bay projects with a 4-centred arched doorcase with carving in the spandrels and on the imposts and a blundered crest above. Upper storey has a castellated canted oriel window with a triangular-headed light under a hood mould in a shaped gable above. Remaining bay has sashes without glazing bars. Pierced blocking course on eaves and shaped gable at either end.

Interior: Ornate entrance hall with a screen of 3 pointed arches on octagonal marble piers with gilded plaster work on the capitals and in the spandrels. Tudor grey stone fireplace to left. Massive imperial staircase with twisted balusters and carved newels. Lit by glazed vault with 8 ribs sprung from a square base with a heavily moulded and carved frieze. Mosaic panel in stairwell and elsewhere in building are C20 additions. Room to right of hall has Adam-style dado and frieze, a heavy cornice and a central pendant. Also a black marble fireplace. Room to left of hall has similar ceiling. Remainder of the house is unexceptional.

C20 one and 2-storey additions to the side and rear of original house not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SJ9341077218


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1586 IOE Records taken by J M Pickering; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr J M Pickering. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Pickering, J M

Rights Holder: Pickering, J M


Ashlar, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Hostel, Commercial, Residential Building