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Shore Hall, Littleborough

Description: Shore Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 213369

OS Grid Reference: SD9229117224
OS Grid Coordinates: 392291, 417224
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6515, -2.1181

Location: Moorgate Lane, Rochdale OL15 9LW

Locality: Littleborough
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: OL15 9LW

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/35 Shore Hall

G.V. II*
House. "IB 1605" (James Bamford) on door lintel. Hammer-
dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof. T-shaped
hearth-passage plan with a total of 5 bays and 2 storeys.
Quoins and projecting plinth. Door in bay 2 has heavily
chamfered surround with carved stops and a Tudor-arched
lintel. The house-part has a 3-(fire window) and 5-light
mullion and transom window both having been enlarged in C20,
bay 1 a 3-light mullion and bay 5 a 5-light mullion window.
3, 2, 2, 2, and 4-light mullion windows to first floor. All
windows are double-chamfered and have hoodmoulds, some
mullions are cavetto-moulded. Shaped eaves gutter brackets.
Left gable is coped with ball finial;whereas the crosswing
which was originally gabled is now hipped. 3 diagonally set
chimney stacks with cornices, the one on the right return
projecting. 2 and 3-light windows to right return and 4-
light windows to left return (in each case one is a C20
copy). Similar heavily chamfered door surround to rear which
has a 2-light double-chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion
window. The rear of the crosswing has 3 and 4-light flat-
faced mullion windows of C18 date and a lean-to extension
against its gable. Interior: Imposing stone fireplace in
house-part has elliptical head, cyma-moulded surround and
ogee-moulded cornice. The fireplace may replace a former
smoke hood. Hewn beamq,chamfered and one forked. A fine
and well preserved example of an early C17 yeoman's house.
H. Fishwick, History of Rochdale, 1889.

Listing NGR: SD9229117224

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Source: English Heritage

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