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Firs Hall, Failsworth

Description: Firs Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212443

OS Grid Reference: SD8936101455
OS Grid Coordinates: 389361, 401455
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5097, -2.1619

Location: Firs Avenue, Oldham M35 0AA

Locality: Failsworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: M35 0AA

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Listing Text

(north side)
6/39 Firs Hall
- II
House, now offices. Mid C19. Flemish boar brick with stone
dressings and slate roof. L-shaped plan with 3 x 3 bays and
2 storeys. Classical style. Projecting plinth, first floor
sill band and eaves cornice with Ionic modillions.
Rusticated quoins. The central bay is advanced and
pedimented and has a flat-roofed porch with round-arched
openings on each side, corner pilasters and modillioned
entablature. 2 ground and 3 first floor windows with eared
architraves, flat hoods, 4-pane sashes and enriched brackets
to the first floor only. Hipped roof with ridge chimney
stacks. Similar windows to side elevations. Built for Henry
Warmsley, mill owner. P. Percival, Failsworth Folk and
Failsworth Memories, 1901. S. Schofield, Short Stories
about Failworth Folk.

Listing NGR: SD8936101455

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Source: English Heritage

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