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Description: Ryefields and Ryefields Cottage
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212287
OS Grid Reference: SE0007106505
OS Grid Coordinates: 400071, 406505
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5552, -2.0004
SADDLEWORTH RYEFIELDS DRIVE
SE 00 NW
4/264 Ryefields and
House and cottage. Late C18 with early C19 alterations.
Hammer-dressed watershot stone with graduated stone slate
roof. Double-depth plan with a total of 6 bays and 3 storeys
and with later wing to rear. The cottage (left) postdates
the house and has an early C19 porch with 4-centred arch
doorway and coped gable, an altered ground floor window and
4 and 1-light recessed flat-faced stone mullion windows.
Rusticated door surround to gable. The house has a similar
porch with canted bay window to left and square bay window
to right all of C19 date. The first and second floors each
have two 4 and two 2-light recessed flat-faced stone
mullion windows. Early C19 coped parapet above an eaves
band which has 6 niches below small gablets. 4 ridge
chimney stacks with cornices. Coped gables with kneelers.
Arched window and a porch to right gable. Door with arched
head to rear and 3, 4 and 11-light recessed flat-faced
mullion windows, many retaining original leaded panes. 2
blocked taking-in doors. Panelled entrance hall and other
fittings dating from the early C19 alteration. B. Barnes,
Saddleworth Heritage, 1975.
Listing NGR: SE0007106505
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Source: English Heritage
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