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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: 1356835



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


District: Bury

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210727

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SD 81 SW SMETHURST HALL ROAD 6/75 - Smethurst Hall

- II

Of various dates, from C20 back to perhaps C16. Originally a detached hall, but divided in 3 in C20. Coursed squared rubble. 2 storeys. Left-hand section is cross- wing, probably mainly later C17 or earlier C18. It has 2 stone mullioned windows (with further window in head of gable and C20 porch below right-hand window). Central, rendered section perhaps essentially C16, with very steep roof, has 2 modernised windows (and C19 moulded-panel doors to left). Larger scale right-hand section, probably later C19, has 3 windows, formerly sashes, the right-hand one in projecting gable (door below middle window). C20 pentice addition on far left. Rear of left- hand section has 2 3-light stone mullioned windows of C17 or early C18. Meadowcroft family recorded as living at Smethurst in 1581. John Taylor made alterations commemorated by tablet inscribed "T/IM/1756" (later removed). (NOTES AND QUERIES: 9.3.1906, p29).

Listing NGR: SD8357911804

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Notes and Queries' in 9 March, (1906), 29

National Grid Reference: SD 83579 11804


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