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The Rake Inn, Littleborough

Description: The Rake Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 213342

OS Grid Reference: SD9438816585
OS Grid Coordinates: 394388, 416585
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6457, -2.0864

Location: Blackstone Edge Old Road, Rochdale OL15 0JN

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

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Listing Text

SD 91 NW
(south side)
1/10 The Rake Inn

Public house. 1690 inscribed on door surround but with
later additions and alterations. Hammer-dressed stone with
slate roof. T-shaped plan with a total of 4 bays and 3
storeys. Quoins. The original house (bays 2 and 3) has a
door with moulded surround, shouldered lintel (or quasi-
arch) and C20 porch flanked by 4-light double-chamfered
windows on each floor, those on the ground floor having been
increased in height and having hoodmoulds. Bay 1 has a 3
and 4-light window and a door with dressed surround. Bay 4
(head of T) has a canted bay window and small light on the
upper floor with an arched lintel. Coped gables. Right
return rendered. Rear is largely obscured by later lean-to
extensions but 2, 3 and 4-light mullioned windows remain.
Ridge and gable chimney stacks. Interior has chamfered
beams and a fireplace with cyma-moulded surround and
segmental arch with dropped keystone.

Listing NGR: SD9438816585

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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