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Foul Rake House, Saddleworth

Description: Foul Rake House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212191

OS Grid Reference: SD9978404406
OS Grid Coordinates: 399784, 404406
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5363, -2.0047

Location: Kinders Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7BH

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

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Listing Text

SD 90 SE (north-west
5/176 Foul Rake House
- II
House. "JA MA 1746" (John and Mary Andrew) on door lintel
with later alterations and additions. Watershot hammer-
dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof. Originally a
3-bay 2-storey single-depth house connected to a barn at the
right which had a wing at front creating an L-shape. A
similar wing was added to the left and the space between
filled in in late C18. Wings to left and right have quoins,
gables and ball finials; the right a blocked doorway and
the left two 2-light chamfered mullion windows and a C20
window. The infill between the wings has 3 bays, a blocked
door to right with ovolo-moulded surround, a central
panelled door with pilasters, tripartite keystone and
decorative fanlight flanked by 2-light chamfered mullion
windows. 3 similar windows on first floor (one mullion
missing) and a dentilled eaves cornice. The rear has 3 and
7-light double-chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion windows and
a C20 window on the ground floor and 3, 4 and 4-light
chamfered windows on the first. The finely carved 1746
datestone with fleur-de-lys is now on an internal wall.
Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society, Vol.3, No.3,

Listing NGR: SD9978404406

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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