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Old Post Office Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Longdendale, Tameside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.457 / 53°27'25"N

Longitude: -2.0119 / 2°0'42"W

OS Eastings: 399306

OS Northings: 395582

OS Grid: SJ993955

Mapcode National: GBR GXDG.7H

Mapcode Global: WHB9S.2C7N

Entry Name: Old Post Office Farm

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212501

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Longdendale

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Glossop

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Mottram-in-Longdendale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NE
4/43
1.11.66

LONGDENDALE
BACK LANE
(west side)
No. 2 (Old Post
Office Farm)

G.V.
II

Includes left hand bay only of No. 50 MARKET STREET (west
side) which was formerly part of the same house. House,
"NWM 1694" (Nicholas and Martha Wagstaffe) on door lintel.
Squared coursed rubble with graduated stone slate roof and
brick stack. 2-bay baffle-entry plan with 2 storeys, a 2-
story porch,one room in depth and a slightly later wing
added to rear. Stone plinth and quoins. Symmetrical facade
with 5-light house-part window (with 3 mullions removed) and
three 3-light windows (one with mullions removed) all with
double-chamfered stone mullions. The central porch has an
off-centre chamfered door surround, a round-headed first
floor light, an owl hole and dove holes, and coped gable
with kneelers and ball finials. Central ridge chimney
stack. Rear has 2 windows with mullion removed. Round-
headed attic gable light. Interior has a wattle and daub
timber-framed partition on 2 floors.

Listing NGR: SJ9930695582

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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