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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: 1356506



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


District: Trafford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212804

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SJ 78 NE, 7/48

BOWDON, GREEN WALK (south side)

Hilston House


House, now old people's home. c.1880. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. 5 x 4 bays; asymmetrically planned with two storeys plus attic. Free Italianate style. Stone plinth, moulded bands, rusticated quoins, blocking course and projecting modillion eaves cornice. Bay 1 projects and has a bay window on the ground floor with 3-light segmental-headed keystone sash windows, three semicircular headed windows to the first and two to the attic which has an open pedimented gable. Bays 2 and 3 have a total of four 2-light segmental headed windows with lugged architraves. The entrance porch in bays 4 and 5 has three pairs of Tuscan pilasters, entablature, baluster parapet, and two semicircular openings (one now blocked) with fluted keystones. A porch has been added to the left hand opening, above which are two semicircular-headed windows and a projecting pediment. The other elevations have various pediments, oriel windows, bay windows and a balcony with good cast ironwork.

Listing NGR: SJ7533887245

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National Grid Reference: SJ 75338 87245


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