SALE OLD HALL DOVECOTE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356529
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
SALE OLD HALL DOVECOTE, RIFLE ROAD (JUNCTION WITH M63)

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Location

Statutory Address:
SALE OLD HALL DOVECOTE, RIFLE ROAD (JUNCTION WITH M63)

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

District:
Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 80689 92317

Details

SJ 89 SW SALE RIFLE ROAD (Junction with M63) 4/169 Sale Old Hall 27.3.75 Dovecote - II

Dovecote (used for pigeons). c.1880. Thomas Worthington for Mary Worthington. Flemish bond brick, stone dressings and Westmorland slate roof. Octagonal, of 2 stages (the lower having been half buried when the motorway was constructed) with a conical roof. Lower stage has 2 doorways with elaborately moulded pointed brick arches and 4 small lancet openings. The upper stage is corbelled out from the octagonal base to form a circular stage which housed the nesting boxes. Moulded eaves cornice, 4 picturesque gabled dormer bird entries with planted timber decoration. An elaborate vane no longer exists and much of the brickwork is in a poor state of repair. The only remaining building of the once important site of Sale Old Hall.

Listing NGR: SJ8068992317

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212929
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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