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Old Birtle

A Grade II Listed Building in Norden, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.616 / 53°36'57"N

Longitude: -2.2566 / 2°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 383123

OS Northings: 413304

OS Grid: SD831133

Mapcode National: GBR DVPM.7H

Mapcode Global: WHB8W.9CPR

Entry Name: Old Birtle

Listing Date: 15 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358837

Location: Rochdale, BL9

County: Rochdale

Metropolitan District Ward: Norden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bircle St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


5/8 No. 1 (Old Birtle)

Farmhouse. 1671 on bressumer beam corbel. Coursed rubble
with stone dressings and stone slate roof. 2-unit plan has
door opening into house-part on right with outshut to rear
and heated parlour to left. Elevation: 2 storeys with 4-
light window, door, 5-light and 2-light (fire window) double
chamfered mullioned windows to ground floor with continuous
hoodmould. Two 4-light (each with 2 mullions removed) and
one 1-light window to upper floor with flush chamfered
mullions. The eaves line has been raised by 2 courses except
at the left extreme where a diagonally set chimney shaft
with stone cornice rises at the corner of the building. The
other stack is an axial ridge one. Stone quoins, stone
plinth and coped gable. Chamfered oak beams inside with
large bressumer beam on moulded corbel.

Listing NGR: SD8312313304

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