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Description: Buttyfold Farmhouse
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275326
OS Grid Reference: SK0104860981
OS Grid Coordinates: 401048, 360981
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1460, -1.9858
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LEEKFRITH C.P. UPPER HULME
SK 06 SW
6/117 Buttyfold Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C18 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed
dressed rubble; tile roof of low pitch with broad soffit, ashlar end
stacks. 'L'-shaped plan of main block and small lower attached down-
house wing. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window front; cavetto moulded
strings at window head levels; chamfered reveals to formerly mullioned
windows, now C20 sidelight casements; late C19 gabled and finialled
dormers; gabled mid-C19 porch (with verge parapets on shaped kneelers
and finial), central C20 boarded double door; blind plaque over.
Lower gabled projecting wing (with end stack) attached to west angle
of house; fenestration flanking stack to apex and set to right of
ground floor; heavy C17-style lintel to door into downhouse south
return. The lower wing was probably built and still serves as a farm-
worker's kitchen, distinct from the body of the house. Similar
refenestration to rear with central circular light to attic storey.
Listing NGR: SK0104860981
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Source: English Heritage
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