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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: 1067269



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: 09-Aug-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210659

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SD 71 NE HOLCOMBE OLD ROAD 3/142 Hey House 9.8.66 - II*

Built as hunting lodge c.1616; wings added later in C17. Stone. Divided into 2 dwellings. Long rectangular plan. 2 storeys. All windows with stone mullions and transoms and small diamond panes. West wing contains old main entrance hall, with wall seating made from pews from Whalley Abbey. C17 fireplace. Rear door said to be carved with date 1616. East wing: much of the carved woodwork said to be from Whalley Abbey. Fireplace dated 1671; overmantel perhaps later. Panelling in same room possibly c.1700. Door from the Abbey. Fireplace more simply carved dated 1695 in dining room. Some panelling in a bedroom. 2 stained glass window medallions, one dated 1616. Tunnel from kitchen has segmental-arched stone barrel vault. Hol- combe Hunt established here 1708. (Country Life, April-June 1952)

Listing NGR: SD7768815915

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in April, (1952)
'Country Life' in June, (1952)

National Grid Reference: SD 77688 15915


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