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Higher Windy Bank Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn, Littleborough

Description: Higher Windy Bank Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 213338

OS Grid Reference: SD9453416554
OS Grid Coordinates: 394534, 416554
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6455, -2.0841

Locality: Littleborough
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: OL15 0JN

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/6 Higher Windy Bank
- Farmhouse and
adjoining barn

- II
Farmhouse and barn. Late C17 with C18 alterations and C19
barn. Hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof.
2-bay 2-storey house with barn to right. Quoins and
projecting plinth. Central porch has cyma-moulded door
surround, obtuse-angled lintel and a coped parapet with
corner dies above a band on the same lines as that at Old
Bent House (q.v.) which is dated 1691 and was built by
Joseph Buckley. Right bay is obscured by a later outshut
addition with 1 and 3-light flat-faced windows, the left bay
has 4-light flat-faced mullion window on each floor (with 1
light blocked) but has a hoodmould of a former C17 window.
Diagonally set shafts to gable chimney stacks, that to right
projecting. Right gable has two 2-light double-chamfered
windows. Rear with eaves raised is obscured by large
addition. The barn uses watershot stone and has a round-
headed cart entry, a segmental-headed shippon door and other
door and window openings.

Listing NGR: SD9453416554

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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