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Grotton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5403 / 53°32'25"N

Longitude: -2.0437 / 2°2'37"W

OS Eastings: 397199

OS Northings: 404854

OS Grid: SD971048

Mapcode National: GBR GW5H.BM

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.L80R

Entry Name: Grotton Hall

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212251

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL4

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Uppermill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Lydgate St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SADDLEWORTH PLATTING ROAD
SD 90 SE (west side)
5/230 Grotton Hall
19/6/67
G.V. II*
House. "IBM 1686" (Isaac and Mary Buckley) on porch lintel,
"IBK 1725" "EB1844" and "1984" on datestones. Much of what
remains is the result of Edmond Buckley's 1844 restoration.
Watershot hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate
roof. 5-bay 2-storey house including bay 1 extension and a
rear lean-to extension of 1984. Projecting plinth. Porch
in bay 4 with ovolo-moulded surround and obtuse angle dated
lintel; raked castellations and ball finials. 2, 4 and 4-
light windows to each floor all with double-chamfered
cavetto-moulded mullions and hoodmoulds with upturned stops.
All the ground floor lights are arched and there is an
additional 1-light window above the porch. Coped gables with
ball finials and stone-dressed circular windows to bays 1, 3
and 5. The side and rear have similar window and gable
features as well as a 3-light pointed arch mullion and
transom stair window with Gothic-style tracery. Interior:
south-east room has panelling and a chimney-piece with
carved faces, swags and side columns. Principal room
retains ovolo-moulded ceiling beams with stepped stops
including a bressummer beam over an inglenook fireplace
which has had a later stone hearth inserted with obtuse-
angled lintel and recessed spandrels. Bulletin of the
Saddleworth Historical Society Vol.15, No.1, 1985.


Listing NGR: SD9719904854

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