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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163552
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212202
Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3
Civil Parish: Saddleworth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Saddleworth St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SADDLEWORTH KNOWL TOP LANE
SE 00 NW (east side)
- and cottage
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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