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Description: Higher Castleshaw Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212038
OS Grid Reference: SE0019809471
OS Grid Coordinates: 400198, 409471
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5818, -1.9985
SE 00 NW
Farmhouse, now house. Early C18. Dressed stone and hammer-
dressed watershot stone with graduated stone slate roof. 3
bays and 2 storeys with 2 early additional wings to rear.
Quoins to right. Central door with square-cut surround and
pulvinated impost blocks is flanked by a small window on
either side with square-cut surround. 6-light window to left
with blocked fire-window to extreme left. 6-light window to
right which has been heightened in C20. Three 3-light first
floor windows. All windows have recessed cavetto-moulded
mullion windows. Coped gables and gable chimney stacks.
Blocked arched light and 2 and 3-light gable windows (the
latter of C20). Gabled wings to rear have three 2-light and
a 3-light cavetto-moulded mullion window and door with
dressed surround. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical
Society, Vol.ll, No.4, 1981.
Listing NGR: SE0019809471
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Source: English Heritage
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