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Cottage and Barn to South of Grotton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.54 / 53°32'24"N

Longitude: -2.0434 / 2°2'36"W

OS Eastings: 397223

OS Northings: 404822

OS Grid: SD972048

Mapcode National: GBR GW5H.DQ

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.L85Z

Entry Name: Cottage and Barn to South of Grotton Hall

Listing Date: 19 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212252

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 (east side)
5/231 Cottage and
barn to south of
19/6/67 Grotton Hall

G.V. II

Barn, reputed to be tithe barn, and adjoining cottage.
Cottage - C18 and later; barn - C17 and perhaps 1656, the
date on the lintel of the adjoining C19 Grotton Head Farm
(q.v.). Barn - squared rubble with slate roof; cottage -
squared rubble and hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone
slate roof. 2-storey double-depth cottage with adjoining
barn to left. The cottage has a central door with chamfered
surround, 2 and 3-light windows (mullions having been
removed) eaves cornice, and coped gables one with finial,
the other, a gable stack. The barn has a projecting plinth,
quoins, vents at 2 levels, a blocked door with one chamfered
jamb opposed by cart entry on the rear. An inclined strut
truss with massive forked tie-beam is supported at the rear
by a forked post. A small shippon adjoins at rear having an
oeil-de-boeuf, quoins, door with chamfered surround and
coped gables. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical
Society, Vol.15, No.1, 1985.


Listing NGR: SD9722304822

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