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The Roundhouse, Wheatsheaf Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Littleborough Lakeside, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6436 / 53°38'36"N

Longitude: -2.0958 / 2°5'45"W

OS Eastings: 393760

OS Northings: 416348

OS Grid: SD937163

Mapcode National: GBR FVT9.1L

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.SP53

Entry Name: The Roundhouse, Wheatsheaf Buildings

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213401

Location: Rochdale, OL15

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Littleborough Lakeside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Littleborough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Littleborough Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SF 91 NW LITTLEBOROUGH THE SQUARE
1/65 The Roundhouse,
Wheatsheaf
- Buildings

- II
Public house and shops. Early 1860s. Rock-faced stone with
slate roof. Semi-circular plan with 3 storeys and a total of
10 bays. Continuous sill and impost bands and a pierced
parapet with articulating dies above the eaves cornice.
Single and paired sash windows with round-arched heads and
pointed hoodmoulds on the ground floor, shouldered heads on
the first floor and arched heads on the second floor. 2 shop
windows on north side. Doors have arches, shouldered arches
or in one case colonnettes with naturalistic capitals
supporting a cusped arch and multi-foiled overlight. Ridge
chimney stacks. Interior much altered but the pub retains
some original features - fireplaces, plaster cornices and
staircase with cast-iron balusters. Directories record
Robert Hirst as the publican of the Wheat Sheaf in 1821, the
name going as far back as 1780.


Listing NGR: SD9376016348

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