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Statutory Address:

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

Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 89906 89718


1. HIGHER HILLGATE 5086 (East Side) No 27

SJ 8989 NE 6/98


2. Said to have been built in 1742. Bought in 1783 by Samuel Oldknow, the "muslin king". In 1802 left to William Radcliffe of Mellor, the inventor of the dressing frame. Attacked by Luddites 1812. 3 storeys in brick with dentil eaves cornice. 3 windows, now with 6-light mullion and transom treatment, gauged brick arches. Good doorcase with Greek Ionic half-columns and open pediment. Adam ornament to impost blocks. Radiating fanlight and door of 6 panels. 5 steps. Rear wing of 3 storeys with plain pilastered doorway. Modillion eaves cornice.

Nos 23 and 27 form a visual group.

Listing NGR: SJ8990689720


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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: 05 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/00932/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Trillo. Source Historic England Archive
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