SJ9697 : Old Gorse Hall

near to Stalybridge, Tameside, Great Britain

Old Gorse Hall
Old Gorse Hall
Old Gorse Hall was the oldest structure on the Gorse Hall Estate, dating back to at least the 1600's. The building itself survived until the 1960's.
"Gorse Hall" is the local name for a former estate (and site of two stately homes of the same name) on the border between Stalybridge and Dukinfield, Greater Manchester.
The first Gorse Hall ("Old Gorse Hall") dates back to at least the 1600's, and was demolished during the 1960's.
The New Gorse Hall Mansion was built in 1835 by local mill owner John Leech (grandfather of Beatrix Potter).
After his wife's death, the Mansion was bought by a local builder for his son, George Harry Storrs, who was murdered in mysterious circumstances on November 1st, 1909.

The bricks used to construct the New Mansion were then used to re-front the Banks in Stalybridge town centre.
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Educational sites  Country estates  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9626 9780 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6148N 2:3.4691W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9626 9777
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