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Birches Farmhouse and Cottage, Saddleworth

Description: Birches Farmhouse and Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: Knowl Top Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 6LH

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL3 6LH

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Listing Text

SE 00 NW (east side)
4/185 Birches
- and cottage
- II
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

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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