27, HIGHER HILLGATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356832

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1975

Statutory Address: 27, HIGHER HILLGATE

Map

Ordnance survey map of 27, HIGHER HILLGATE
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Location

Statutory Address: 27, HIGHER HILLGATE

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

District: Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 89906 89718

Summary

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History

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Details

1. HIGHER HILLGATE 5086 (East Side) No 27

SJ 8989 NE 6/98

II GV

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 210818

Legacy System: LBS

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