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Carr House, Saddleworth

Description: Carr House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212315

OS Grid Reference: SE0022208665
OS Grid Coordinates: 400222, 408665
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5746, -1.9981

Location: A670, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5NB

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

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Listing Text

SE 00 NW (sout-east
4/291 Carr House
House. c.1830. Hammer-dressed watershot stone with graduated
stone slate roof. Double-depth plan with 2-storey front, 3-
storey rear and a textile workshop on the top floor. Central
8-panel door with overlight, rusticated surround and keystone
lintel. Similar taking-in door on first floor. 5 and 3-light
windows to either side on the ground floor and 5 and 6-light
on the first floor : all have recessed flat-faced stone
mullions. Plain stone eaves gutter brackets, coped gables and
gable chimney stacks. 1, 2 and 3-light windows to gables. The
rear has sash windows to either side of a central door on the
ground floor; 3, 1 and 4-light windows on the first floor and
a 17-light workshop window on the second. Remnants of hand-
written notes (accounts etc.) remain on the walls of the
workshop level. Many original doors shutters and other
fittings retain the character of a wealthy clothiers' house.

Listing NGR: SE0022208665

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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