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Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 91449 97820


SJ 99 NW, 4/44

AUDENSHAW, MANCHESTER ROAD (south side), Ryecroft Hall

(Formerly listed as The Council Offices, (Ryecroft Hall))



House now offices. c.1860. Ashlar with slate roof. Large L-shaped house of 4 x 7 bays with two storeys (plus attic level). Projecting plinth, continuous bands at first floor and eaves level and coped parapet which is raked over the principal gables. Bays 1 and 4 are slightly advanced and gabled. Entrance porch in bay 3 has enriched doors beneath a Tudor arch, diagonal buttresses and a pierced parapet. Windows generally have two or three lights with double-chamfered mullions and transoms and hoodmoulds. Other windows include square and canted bays (the later with a castellated parapet) and oriels at first floor level. Ornate finials to gables. Steeply pitched roof. Many internal features survive. Former residence of Abel Buckley, cotton manufacturer.

Listing NGR: SJ9144997820


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

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Date: 21 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/01559/12
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