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The Farmhouse and the Cottage, Saddleworth

Description: The Farmhouse and the Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 August 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 212024

OS Grid Reference: SE0003604412
OS Grid Coordinates: 400036, 404412
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5364, -2.0009

Location: Boarshurst Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7EB

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL3 7EB

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Listing Text

SE 00 SW (south side)
6/17 The Farmhouse
and The Cottage
(formerly listed
as Three Storey
Loom Houses to
north west of
20/8/82 Ash Cottage)
Farmhouse and cottages. Various periods of construction from
early C18 to early C19. Coursed rubble and hammer-dressed
stone, much of which is watershot, with graduated stone
slate roof. The rear and right-angled range to right are of
the earlier date and were incorporated into the later
structure creating a 3-bay double-depth, 3-storey house with
workshop on the upper floor and 2-storey wing to right.
Stone quoins. Bays 1 and 2 have doors to the right and 2 and
4-light windows. The upper floors each have 4-light windows
in each bay; all have recessed flat-faced stone mullions.
Bay 3 (the lower 2 floors of the earlier building, the upper
of one of the last phases of construction) has 4-light
recessed cavetto-moulded stone mullion windows on the lower
floors and a 5-light recessed flat-faced mullion window on
the top floor. 2 ridge stacks. Blocked 6-light mullion
window to gable. The right-hand range has 2, 3, 4 and 6-
light recessed cavetto-moulded mullion windows. The rear has
similar 4-light windows but shows signs of being heightened
to create the workshop which has three 5-light flat-faced
stone mullion windows. One of the doors retains a good 4-
pane overlight. The workshop runs the full length of the
building the roof being supported on a queen-post roof

Listing NGR: SE0003604412

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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