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Description: Birches Farmhouse and Cottage
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212202
OS Grid Reference: SE0057005577
OS Grid Coordinates: 400570, 405577
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5468, -1.9929
SADDLEWORTH KNOWL TOP LANE
SE 00 NW (east side)
- and cottage
Farmhouse and adjoining cottage. Mid C18 with later
additions and alterations. Hammer-dressed watershot stone
with graduated stone slate roof. Single-depth plan with a
total of 6 bays and 2 storeys. Bays 3 and 4 constitute the
original 2-unit house which has a later door with square-
cut surround to left, a C20 porch, quoins, 3, 4 and 2-light
ground floor windows and a 3 and 4-light first floor window
all with recessed cavetto-moulded mullions. Additional bays
to right (i.e. the cottage) have recessed flat-faced stone
mullion windows and a door as above. 2 ridge chimney stacks.
Rear largely rebuilt and extended in C20.
Listing NGR: SE0057005577
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Source: English Heritage
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