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Birches Farmhouse and Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5468 / 53°32'48"N

Longitude: -1.9929 / 1°59'34"W

OS Eastings: 400570

OS Northings: 405577

OS Grid: SE005055

Mapcode National: GBR GWJF.B8

Mapcode Global: WHB9D.C38R

Entry Name: Birches Farmhouse and Cottage

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212202

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Saddleworth St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SADDLEWORTH KNOWL TOP LANE
SE 00 NW (east side)
4/185 Birches
Farmhouse
- and cottage
- II
Farmhouse and adjoining cottage. Mid C18 with later
additions and alterations. Hammer-dressed watershot stone
with graduated stone slate roof. Single-depth plan with a
total of 6 bays and 2 storeys. Bays 3 and 4 constitute the
original 2-unit house which has a later door with square-
cut surround to left, a C20 porch, quoins, 3, 4 and 2-light
ground floor windows and a 3 and 4-light first floor window
all with recessed cavetto-moulded mullions. Additional bays
to right (i.e. the cottage) have recessed flat-faced stone
mullion windows and a door as above. 2 ridge chimney stacks.
Rear largely rebuilt and extended in C20.


Listing NGR: SE0057005577

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