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Cottage and Barn to South of Grotton Hall, Saddleworth

Description: Cottage and Barn to South of Grotton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212252

OS Grid Reference: SD9722304822
OS Grid Coordinates: 397223, 404822
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5400, -2.0434

Location: Platting Road, Saddleworth, Oldham OL4 4JN

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL4 4JN

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Listing Text

SD 90 SE (east side)
5/231 Cottage and
barn to south of
19/6/67 Grotton Hall


Barn, reputed to be tithe barn, and adjoining cottage.
Cottage - C18 and later; barn - C17 and perhaps 1656, the
date on the lintel of the adjoining C19 Grotton Head Farm
(q.v.). Barn - squared rubble with slate roof; cottage -
squared rubble and hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone
slate roof. 2-storey double-depth cottage with adjoining
barn to left. The cottage has a central door with chamfered
surround, 2 and 3-light windows (mullions having been
removed) eaves cornice, and coped gables one with finial,
the other, a gable stack. The barn has a projecting plinth,
quoins, vents at 2 levels, a blocked door with one chamfered
jamb opposed by cart entry on the rear. An inclined strut
truss with massive forked tie-beam is supported at the rear
by a forked post. A small shippon adjoins at rear having an
oeil-de-boeuf, quoins, door with chamfered surround and
coped gables. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical
Society, Vol.15, No.1, 1985.

Listing NGR: SD9722304822

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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