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Description: Pinfold Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212207
OS Grid Reference: SE0050705062
OS Grid Coordinates: 400507, 405062
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5422, -1.9938
SADDLEWORTH KNOWL TOP LANE
SE 00 NW (west side)
4/190 Pinfold Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Partly early C17 but with successive extension
and rebuilding of the early and late C18. Dressed stone and
hammer-dressed watershot stone with graduated stone slate
roof. Single-depth plan with 3 storeys and 3 bays with lean-
to extensions to right gable and front right and left. Bay 3
incorporates the earliest work retaining a 4-light double-
chamfered stone mullion window (2 mullions missing) and
hoodmould with upturned ends. Bay 2,which is later,also
retains a 2-light double-chamfered mullion window adjacent
to an inserted C18 door. Bay 1, again later, was probably
added in late C18 when the loom workshop was added to the
top floors of bays 2 and 3. Other openings are 6, 10 and 13-
light recessed flat-faced mullion windows and 2 blocked
taking-in doors. 2 ridge chimney stacks, coped gables and
kneelers. The rear which also shows signs of various periods
of construction has 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10-light windows as
above. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society,
Vol.2, No.1, 1972.
Listing NGR: SE0050705062
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Source: English Heritage
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