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Medlock Vale


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

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.


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.

Key Information


Country Estate

Principal Building

Mansion House


Part: standing remains



Electoral Ward

Medlock Vale



  • University of Manchester and University of York {A Survey of Historic Parks and Gardens in Greater Manchester} (1994)