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Description: Upper House
Upper House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212248
OS Grid Reference: SD9778806243
OS Grid Coordinates: 397788, 406243
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5528, -2.0348
SADDLEWORTH OLDHAM ROAD
SD 90 NE (north-west
3/227 Upper House
and Upper House
House and farmhouse. 1766 inscribed on stone at rear of
farmhouse, perhaps earlier in parts, the house being added
in subsequent extensions. Hammer-dressed watershot stone
with graduated stone slate roof. Total of 5 bays and 2
storeys with a wing to rear right. The original farmhouse in
bays 1 and 2 has later doors to either side and 3, 4 and 2-
light recessed cavetto-moulded mullion windows on the ground
floor the middle one having been enlarged and had the
mullions removed. Similar 4 and 6-light windows to first
floor. Bay 3 is of a slightly later date, has quoins and
projecting plinth and a 5-light window (as above) on each
floor. The other bays were added in the C19, have a door
with dressed surround and single and paired sash windows now
with C20 casements. Total of 4 ridge chimney stacks. 2 and
3-light windows to rear some of which are blocked. Total of
4 ridge chimney stacks.
Listing NGR: SD9778806243
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Source: English Heritage
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