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Higher House and Higher House Cottage, Saddleworth

Description: Higher House and Higher House Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212356

OS Grid Reference: SD9773506879
OS Grid Coordinates: 397735, 406879
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5585, -2.0356

Location: Thurston Clough Road, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5RE

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

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Listing Text

SD 90 NE (north-west
3/329 Higher House and
Higher House
- Cottage
- II
House and cottage. Late C18. Hammer-dressed watershot stone
with slate roof. 2-bay single-depth house with double-depth
cottage to right and later wing to far right. Bay 1 slightly
postdates bay 2. 4 and 8-light recessed flat-faced stone
mullion windows on the ground floor, 5 and 7-light on the
first floor, and a door with overlight and square-cut
surround between the two bays. Ridge chimney stack. 2, 3
and 4-light windows to gable and rear and a blocked taking-
in door. Bay 3 (the cottage) breaks forward and has a 4-
light window on each floor, 2-light gable windows, blocked
owl holes in gable and a small garage wing to right.

Listing NGR: SD9773506879

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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