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Lower Grange, Saddleworth

Description: Lower Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212221

OS Grid Reference: SD9873009001
OS Grid Coordinates: 398730, 409001
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5776, -2.0206

Location: Millcroft Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5UX

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

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Listing Text

SD 90 NE (south side)
3/203 No. 2
- Lower Grange
House. Mid C17 with alterations of C19. Squared rubble with
a graduated stone slate roof. 2-unit plan with 2 storeys.
Quoins. Door inserted into double-chamfered cavetto-moulded
window has similar 2-light window to right and an arched
light with enriched lintel to left. Similar blind arched
light to first floor; a 3 and 2-light recessed flat-faced
mullion window of late C18 date and a 2-light double-
chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion window. Gable entrance,
now blocked, with chamfered surround and obtuse-angled
lintel. Gable chimney stack. The 4-bay rear is largely of
C19 and includes a round-headed door surround. The interior
retains a full-height wattle and daub timer-framed partition
with an ogee-shaped door lintel. Chamfered principal beams
and an C18 fire-place with rosette motif and moulded hood.
The timber-framed screen is a rare survival of the timber-
framed tradition in Saddleworth. A datestone on an adjoining
wing (now demolished) read "ISMS 1659".

Listing NGR: SD9873009001

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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