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Lower Whittle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hopwood Hall, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5707 / 53°34'14"N

Longitude: -2.2281 / 2°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 384994

OS Northings: 408252

OS Grid: SD849082

Mapcode National: GBR DWW4.FR

Mapcode Global: WHB92.RJ60

Entry Name: Lower Whittle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213446

Location: Rochdale, OL10

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hopwood Hall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hopwood St John

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 NW
SD 80 NE
1/6 & 2/6

MIDDLETON
DOCTOR FOLD LANE
(south side)

Lower Whittle
Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. C17 timber-framed structure with substantial
rebuilding of parts in C18. Rendered masonry walls which
incorporate much of the timber-framed structure, the extent
of which is unknown. Slate roof. 4 bays and 2 storeys with
gabled crosswing to right and C19 lean-to addition to right
return. Bay 1 is a C19 addition to the original 3-bay
structure which has a projecting stone plinth and a door
with fanlight in bay 3. None of the window openings are
original, all containing C20 casement windows. 3 ridge
chimney stacks. The framing of both of the original end
walls and one crosswall are all visible internally. Brick
nogging and wattle and daub are found in the panels which
are roughly square. The principal posts are diagonally
braced and support diagonally braced tie-beam roof trusses
all of which are original to the structure. C19 staircase.

Listing NGR: SD8499408252

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

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