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Fur Lane Farmhouse and Cottage, Saddleworth

Description: Fur Lane Farmhouse and Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212192

OS Grid Reference: SE0013004761
OS Grid Coordinates: 400130, 404761
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5395, -1.9995

Location: Kinders Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7BH

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

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Listing Text

SE 00 SW (north-west
6/177 Fur Lane Farmhouse
- and Cottage
- II
House and cottage. Said to date from 1645 but largely of mid
and late C18 and early C19. Hammer-dressed watershot stone,
dressed stone and squared rubble with graduated stone slate
roof. The 2-bay double-depth Farmhouse was built in front
of the 2-bay single-depth Cottage forming an L-shape. Both
are of 3 storeys. The cottage has stone quoins, shaped eaves
gutter brackets and coped gables with kneelers. The ground
floor windows have 5 and 2-light double-chamfered cavetto-
moulded mullions whereas the upper floors which are of a
later date have 7, 3 and a 13-light recessed flat-faced
stone mullion windows with king mullions. The rear has a
similar workshop window, a 4-light double-chamfered window
and shows signs of various periods of construction. C20
garage against gable. The farmhouse has 3 and 5-light
cavetto-moulded recessed chamfered mullion windows and again
shows signs of being heightened to form the second floor
workshop with 13-light window (4 of which are blocked). 1,
2, 3 and 4-light windows to gables and entrance in right
gable. Coped gables with kneelers and gable chimney stacks
with oversailing courses. Bulletin of the Saddleworth
Historical Society, Vol.1, No.3, 1971.

Listing NGR: SE0013004761

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Source: English Heritage

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