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Description: Fairbottom Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212649
OS Grid Reference: SD9405701867
OS Grid Coordinates: 394057, 401867
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5135, -2.0911
ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE ALT HILL LANE
SD 90 SW (north side)
as Fairbottom Farmhouse
including Fairbottom Cottage
12/1/67 (formerly Pickford Hall)
House. Probably late C17 but with later alterations. Squared
rubble with graduated stone slate roof. 4-bay, 2-storey plan
with wing to rear right and ruins of former cottage to left.
Quoins, continuous dripmould and eaves cornice. Door (now
window) has Doric columns supporting a pediment above a
massive stone lintel. A later door (and C20 porch) was
inserted to extreme left. 2 casement windows on ground
floor. 4 first floor windows (2 of which are C19 sashes)
with moulded stone architraves. Ridge and gable chimney
stacks in brick. The rear wing has a 3-light double-
chamfered window surround, the mullions having been removed.
Said to contain datestones "1673 IA PS AL" (John Andrew) and
"1653 IL AL". W. M. Bowman, England in Ashton-under-Lyne
1960. Victoria County History of Lancashire, 1911, vol. 4.
Listing NGR: SD9405701867
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Source: English Heritage
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