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Diamond Hall Farmhouse, Failsworth

Description: Diamond Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212441

OS Grid Reference: SD9069400459
OS Grid Coordinates: 390694, 400459
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5007, -2.1417

Location: Medlock Road, Oldham M35 9NG

Locality: Failsworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: M35 9NG

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Listing Text

(north side)
7/37 No. 170
(Diamond Hall
24/3/66 Farmhouse)
- II
Farmhouse. Late C17. English garden wall bond brick with
slate roof. 2-unit baffle-entry plan with small later
additions to rear and left. Central gabled porch. Original
boarded door with strap hinges.Oak-mullioned casement window
to left beneath diagonally set brick head and elliptical
brick arch and hoodmould. 2 later windows to right. Small
arched light with hoodmould (now blocked) above porch. Cross
and diamond patterns in raised brick at first floor level
and 2 windows: one a horizontally sliding sash, the other a
later alteration. Central chimney stack. More decorative
brick to left gable. Right gable-end rebuilt in C20. 2
elliptical headed windows to rear on either side of a small
wing. Interior retains chamfered floor beams with ogee stops
and an inglenook fireplace in which the ovolo-moulded
bressumer beam rests on carved corbels; an unusual feature.

Listing NGR: SD9069400459

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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