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Dearden Fold Farmhouse, Ainsworth

Description: Dearden Fold Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210607

OS Grid Reference: SD7582010176
OS Grid Coordinates: 375820, 410176
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5876, -2.3667

Location: 37 Bury Old Road, Bury BL2 5PL

Locality: Ainsworth
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL2 5PL

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Listing Text

Dearden Fold
- Farmhouse

- II*

Probably C16, with C17 and later alterations and additions. Former hall. Timber-
framed, with stone walls partly rebuilt in brown brick. 2 storeys. 4 windows,
including 2 in gabled sections (one somewhat advanced); altered casements. Entrance
door in gabled porch is studded and cross-boarded with ornamental strap hinges.
Stone slab roof. Interior has massive bevelled beams, including one over hearth
on moulded corbel, and stopped bevelled, cross-beams (part of 1st floor inserted
perhaps in C17). Upper portion of pointed arch of massive hewn timbers, bevelled,
visible on 1st floor, with carved boss at apex (below post above). Timber-framed
cross wall said to have wattle and daub panels. 6-panel door of Tudor pattern on
ground floor and later cupboard with fielded panel and H hinges. (Muschamp, Contri-
bution to the History of the township of Ainsworth).

Listing NGR: SD7582010176

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Source: English Heritage

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