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Upper House Upper House Farmhouse, Saddleworth

Description: Upper House Upper House Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: A62, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5RD

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

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Listing Text

SD 90 NE (north-west
Wall Hill
3/227 Upper House
and Upper House
- Farmhouse
- II
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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