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Pole Bank 1910 ----------------------------------------------------------Town Hall 1937 --------------------------------------------- Cenotaph 1990

Monday, 3 January 2011

Mottram Courthouse

This photograph, © Frank Bennett, first appeared on the Images of England site and is republished here with permission.

Date Photographed: 02 September 2000.

The official description reads
SJ 99 NE LONGDENDALE MARKET PLACE (north-west side) 4/68 Mottram Court 1.11.66 House G.V. II Court house, now Longdendale Information and Advice Office. Second quarter C19. Hammer-dressed stone with hipped slate roof. 1 x 3 bays with the court room on the first floor above what was formerly a carriage house, now the information office. Stone plinth and quoins, first floor sill band, stone eaves cornice. Door to left with 4-panel door, square-cut surround, fanlight and keystone. Windows to either side (one small and one large) and one first floor all with round heads keystones and sash windows. 2 blocked round-arched carriage entrys to left side with carved keystones. Window and door to right as above. Lateral chimney stack. A drinking fountain on the front commemorates the installation of a piped water supply in 1888.
See my own photograph on Hyde Daily Photo.

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