Medlock Vale 4567

Oldham, Greater Manchester, England

Brief Description

A house with extensive gardens and pleasure grounds occupying about 5 hectares.

History

The house was occupied by JW Hulme, Esq. and was associated with Messrs Robinson and Hulme's print works situated to the west of the house.

Detailed Description

Originally the house had extensive gardens and pleasure grounds to the south with a hot-house. Beyond this was an artificial semi-circular waterfall. The bridge over the waterfall led to the roads to Aston and Fairfield.

The buildings have been developed and altered and the park survives as open space.

Authorities

Electoral Ward

  • Medlock Vale
History

Detailed History

The print works to the west were built by Messrs Robinson and Hulme and the house occupied by J W Hulme. The site remained essentially the same throughout the 19th century although there was a certain amount of development of the ponds to the west, probably in association with the print works.
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