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Wood Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns, Saddleworth

Description: Wood Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212042

OS Grid Reference: SD9923709856
OS Grid Coordinates: 399237, 409856
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5853, -2.0130

Location: Low Gate Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5LZ

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL3 5LZ

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Listing Text

SD 90 NE
3/34 Wood Farmhouse
and adjoining
- barns
Farmhouse and barns. Mid C18 but largely rebuilt including
an early C19 facade and C19 barns (one of 1896). Ashlar and
hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof.
Double-depth central-entrance plan with 2 storeys and barns
to either side. Symmetrical facade with projecting plinth,
raised quoins, square eaves gutter brackets and gable
chimney stacks. Central door with fanlight, keystone,
archivolt and enriched panel above a moulded hood. 4 ground
floor and 5 first floor windows with square-cut surrounds
and continuous sill bands and C20 casements. The window
above the door has an enriched lintel and cornice. Semi-
circular-headed gable window. 2 and 3-light double-chamfered
cavetto-moulded mullion windows to rear (which has been
largely rebuilt in C20) and gables, some of which are
blocked. Segmental and elliptical-arched cart entries to
barns on each side. Datestone of 1773 is reused from
elsewhere. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society,
Vol.4, No.3, 1974.

Listing NGR: SD9923709856

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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