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The Orchards, Droylsden

Description: The Orchards

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212738

OS Grid Reference: SJ9007097693
OS Grid Coordinates: 390070, 397693
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4759, -2.1511

Location: Fairfield Square, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside M43 6AE

Locality: Droylsden
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: M43 6AE

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

4/82 Nos. 41
(The Orchards)
and 42
(formerly listed as
Nos 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46,
17/11/66 47, 48, 49)


2 houses. Late C18. Header bond brick with slate roof.
Double-depth plan with a total of 4 bays and 3 storeys. No.
42 has an off-centre 4-panel door with overlight, architrave
and flat hood. Two tripartite sash windows with cambered
brick arches on ground and first floors and 2 small 4-pane
sash windows on second floor. Ridge chimney stack. Eaves
cornice. The front of No. 41 was completely rebuilt in C19
to accommodate a change in floor levels making 2 floors
instead of 3. It has 4 sash windows with stone sills, flat
brick arches and no glazing bars and is now entered in the
gable-end. The 6-pane door has pilasters and a radial
fanlight. Also in the gable-end are four 12-pane sash
windows (2 with glazing bars removed). Gable chimney stack.

Listing NGR: SJ9007097693

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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