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Description: Gillowfold Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 275236
OS Grid Reference: SJ8853258582
OS Grid Coordinates: 388532, 358582
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1243, -2.1728
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BIDDULPH C.P. GILLOWFOLD LANE
SJ 85 NE
7/30 Gillowfold Farmhouse (formerly
- listed under Mow Lane)
Farmhouse, now divided into 2 units. C15 core with wing of 1676 and
mid-C18 wing and additions. Coursed stone to C17 part, red brick to
C19 wing; blue machine tile roofs; end stacks. 'T'-plan derived from
hall and cross wing, extended to east. 2-storey, 4-window front in 2
parts: gabled stone wing to right with verge parapets and shaped
kneelers; labelled 2-light chamfer mullion attic window to apex and
built into apex of end stack. Similar 4-light window to first floor,
slightly offset to right and with labelled datestone over,inscribed
"WSE 1676". Further 4-light mullioned window to extreme right of
ground floor; set-back early C19 brick wing to left; dentilled eaves
with end stack to left; 3 sash-window front; raised painted keystones,
all but one now replaced. Central entrance; boarded door, surround
pulvinated frieze and pediment. Side elevation to C17 wing has 2 ranges
of 4-light labelled chamfer-mullioned windows and C20 central entrance;
further set-back C19 wing to right end. Interior: one large cruck
truss marks division of C17 parlour cross wing and former hall now replaced
by brick range; only a small portion of blade visible.
Listing NGR: SJ8853258582
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Source: English Heritage
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