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Brief description of site

Ashleigh had a house with grounds to the north-east of Broak's Avenue. There were open fields on all other sides. It was a small rectangular plot with the house in a roughly central position. The entrance drive ran through a wooded area, with a probable productive garden to the rear. The house was surrounded by a lawned pleasure ground.
The site is now lost, and has been developed for housing.

Brief history of site

This was one of a number of similar developments in the area. Oakleigh is another example (see separate entry). The site was called Oak Bank by the late-19th-century.

Location information:

Address: The Avenue, Sale, M33 5BQ

Locality: Trafford, Greater Manchester

Local Authorities:

Greater Manchester; Trafford; Sale Moor

Historical County: Cheshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 109 Grid Ref: SJ772913
Latitude: 53.418 Longitude: -2.34452

Key information:

Form of site: park

Context or principal building: housing estate

Survival: Lost

Site Size (Hectares): 2

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