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Description: Lower Tunstead Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212367
OS Grid Reference: SE0040604445
OS Grid Coordinates: 400406, 404445
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5367, -1.9953
SADDLEWORTH TUNSTEAD LANE
SE 00 SW (south-west side)
6/340 Lower Tunstead
Farmhouse. "EKE 1710" on door lintel but appearing largely
to date from the late C18. Hammer-dressed watershot stone
with graduated stone slate roof. 2 rooms on each floor with
loom workshop on the second floor and gable entrance porch.
The south side has quoins, 3 and 4-light recessed flat-faced
mullion ground floor windows, similar 3-light on first floor
along with a re-located 4-light double-chamfered mullion
window, and three 3-light flat-faced windows to workshop
level. Triangular-headed lintel to porch and inside porch.
The rear retains some of the earlier masonry which includes
a 2-light double-chamfered mullion window and a similar one
which is hewn out of one piece of stone. Two 3-light
workshop windows. A flight of stone steps against the gable
give separate access to the workshop. Gable stacks one of
which is rendered.
Listing NGR: SE0040604445
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Source: English Heritage
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