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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1067287



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Bury

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210598

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Brandlesholme Old Hall


Originally an open-hall cruck-framed house, originating in C13, altered and extended in C16. Remodelled 1849. Front of two unequal advanced 2-storeyed gables with porch between. Rendered. Wide plain C19 barge-boards, rounded at bases. Moulded oriel window of C19 to each gable (but upper one on left gable is plain horizontal window). Behind and to left, at right-angles to gable wings, is the tall l½-storey range with steep slate roof which contains the medieval hall, with wide, well-formed upper cruck frame, ceiled with joists on heavy cross-beams in C16 or C17. South front originally "black-and-white" C16 range kitchen, parlour, etc, was rebuilt in gabled style in 1849, became Brandlesholme Hall and is not included. In time of Henry I it was residence of bailiff to Montbegon and later de Lacey lands whose name was Brandlesholme. By marriage, house descended to Greenhalghs who remained for 11 generations till 1730s. John Greenhalgh was made Governor of Isle of Man by Early of Derby in 1640, fought with distinction at Worcester and died of wounds same year.

Listing NGR: SD7876013175

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National Grid Reference: SD7876013175


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