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Redcroft and Fencegate and Adjoining Garden Wall, Middleton

Description: Redcroft and Fencegate and Adjoining Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 213462

OS Grid Reference: SD8706306612
OS Grid Coordinates: 387063, 406612
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5560, -2.1967

Location: Cleworth Road, Middleton, Rochdale M24 2PT

Locality: Middleton
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: M24 2PT

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE
(north-west side)
2/22 Nos. 33 and 35
(Redcroft and
Fencegate) and
- adjoining garden
- II
2 houses. 1895. By Edgar Wood. Brick, rendered on the first
floor, with stone dressings and clay tile roof. Total of 4
bays and 2 storeys with attics and a wing to the rear.
Dentilled first floor band. Canted 2-storey bay windows in
bays 1 and 4, the latter rising through the eaves to be
terminated in a coped parapet. Each has 7-light flat-faced
stone mullion windows with leaded lights on each floor and
transoms on the ground floor only. Door in bay 3 with glazed
panels, side lights and an elliptical-arched head with brick
and stone voussoirs. Brick-mullioned windows in bay 2 with
semi-elliptical lights above. 4 and 2-light mullioned first
floor windows and a 6-light window in the gable which spans
over bays land 2 and is balanced by a gabled dormer window
in bay 4. Ridge and gable chimney stacks. Symmetry is
consciously avoided, the porch to Redcroft being on the left
return. Brick-mullioned windows to sides and rear. The
garden wall is of alternating Portland stone and iron-railed
sections on a rubble base. It incorporates a gate portal
with ogee lintel. Redcroft was the home of Edgar Wood until
about 1916.

Listing NGR: SD8706306612

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Source: English Heritage

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