Monday, 2 June 2014
Holly House, Woodley
Holly House on Hyde Road, Woodley is a grade II Listed Building currently home to a dental practice and a chiropractic clinic.
It is constructed of Flemish bond brick with a graduated stone slate roof. The 2 storey building has a projecting brick plinth and corner pilasters and a bracketed eaves gutter. The central doorway has a 4-panel door with interlaced fanlight, moulded imposts and keystone. The 5 windows which are all 20th century casements have stone sills and timber lintels.
The modern advertising panels and red security metal roller blinds are distinctly non-18th century.
It has been home to a string of failed companies including Herbert Watson International Ltd, Herbert Watson Travel Ltd, Latafoam, Speculex, Capeready and Deltasteer.
It carries a date stone of 1755 with the initials SHA.
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