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Barn Immediately South of Fairbanks Farmhouse, Saddleworth

Description: Barn Immediately South of Fairbanks Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212212

OS Grid Reference: SE0081207447
OS Grid Coordinates: 400812, 407447
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5636, -1.9892

Location: Lee Side, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5JX

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL3 5JX

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Listing Text

SE 00 NW (east side)
Lee Cross
4/195 Barn immediately
south of
Fairbanks Farm-
- house
Barn and shippon incorporating a former house. "TBIB 1689"
(Thomas Bradbury) on datestone although much of the barn is
of early C18 and parts of 1792. Hammer-dressed watershot
stone with corrugated metal roof. 2-bay 2-storey former
house at the east of a long range. Quoins. The former house
has 3 and 2-light ground floor windows and 3-light first
floor windows all with recessed cavetto-moulded mullions. A
hay door, which is only 1 of 3, has been inserted in the
ground floor and like the others has a corbelled lintel. The
right gable has two similar 2-light windows and 2 arched
lights at attic level. The other gable, now an internal wall
has an unusual paired arched light. The rear is obscured by
a later parallel range, itself of 2 builds, which has 4, 2
and 3-light recessed flat-faced stone mullion windows. The
barn also has quoins, a door with dressed surround between
the 2 hay doors, a loft hatch, small pigeon-cote, kneelers
and a later lean-to addition against left gable which has an
arched light at attic level. The 2 hay doors have opposed
doors on the rear; one with segmental-arched head, the other
with dressed surround. Interior retains one early king-post
roof truss with curved struts and carpenters marks.

Listing NGR: SE0081207447

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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