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IoE Number: 388344
Location: HOUGH END HALL, NELL LANE (north side)
Photographer: Mr Martin Malies
Date Photographed: 10 October 1999
Date listed: 25 February 1952
Date of last amendment: 25 February 1952
Grade II*

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MANCHESTERSJ89SWNELL LANE, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy698-1/8/584(North side)

MANCHESTER SJ89SW NELL LANE, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy 698-1/8/584 (North side) 25/02/52 Hough End Hall II* Manor house, now public house. 1596, for Sir Nicholas Mosley; altered and recently restored, partly rebuilt and enlarged to rear. Brown brick in English bond, with sanstone plinth and dressings, stone slate roof. H-plan. Two-and-a-half storeys, 1:3:1 windows, symmetrical; central doorway with stop-chamfered surround (now covered by C20 porch); renewed mullion-and-transom windows of 10 lights at ground floor and 8 lights at 1st floor, and blind mullioned windows to the attic (2 lights in main range, 3 lights in wings); some remains of small original double-chamfered mullioned windows, including both ends of ground floor of main range, re-entrant of left wing (one on each floor) and each side of ground floor window of the same wing. Parapet raised to finialled gable over each window, with stone coping. Left return wall has 2 massive chimney stacks, each with 2 diagonal chimneys (C20 porch between these); right-hand return wall has full-height gabled projection, formerly a chimney stack, with small waggon doorway at ground floor, two 2-light windows above, and an oculus in the left side. Rear: 4 unequal gables, some walls rebuilt, replacement transomed windows. Interior: almost completely remodelled, but west end retains 2 massive inglenook fireplaces with chamfered bressummers; jambs and bressummer of former hall fireplace in former rear wall; back door opposed to front door, and of similar type.

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