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© Mr Bruce Beattie

IoE Number: 58367
Location: BUTLEY HALL, 1-7 SCOTT ROAD (south side)
  PRESTBURY, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Bruce Beattie
Date Photographed: 30 November 2004
Date listed: 14 April 1967
Date of last amendment: 14 April 1967
Grade II

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SJ 97 NWPRESTBURY C.P.SCOTT ROAD(South Side)6/201Butley Hall(Nos 1-7)

SJ 97 NW PRESTBURY C.P. SCOTT ROAD (South Side) 6/201 Butley Hall (Nos 1-7) 14/4/1967 II Formerly hall, now flats: late C17 core, facade dated 1777 on rainheads for Downes family with C19 addition to north and C20 alterations to flats. Coursed squared buff sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 5 brick chimneys. Main portion of original house has a 3-storey, 7-bay front (2:3:2). Central 3 bays step forward slightly under a triangular pediment. Doorcase has a shouldered architrave and segmental pediment and contains a grained 6-panelled door with raised fields. 4-pane sashes have Gibbsian heads and top storey has 2-light horizontal sliding sashes. Modillion cornice. Bays to side have plain stone lintels to similar windows. To left is a 3-bay, 1-storey portion containing a venetian window and an ovolo-moulded doorcase. Similar to right but later raised to 3 storeys in keeping with remainder. To rear remains of 3-storey, 3-gabled C17 front now with barge boards with Greek key pattern and remodelled 2-light stone mullions. Symmetry now spoilt by 3-storey canted bay to right and addition to left. Interior: Hall has 3 ovolo-moulded ceiling beams and late C17 oak well staircase with twisted balusters, square newels and heavy handrail. Panelling in stairwell C20 but with panels of earlier carving. Late C18 panelled shutters and window seats in downstairs rooms.

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