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Fairbanks Farmhouse and Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5639 / 53°33'49"N

Longitude: -1.9892 / 1°59'21"W

OS Eastings: 400814

OS Northings: 407473

OS Grid: SE008074

Mapcode National: GBR GWK7.45

Mapcode Global: WHB96.FP07

Entry Name: Fairbanks Farmhouse and Cottages

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212213

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 LEE SIDE
SE 00 NW (east side)
Lee Cross
4/196 Fairbanks
Farmhouse and
- Cottages
G.V. II
House and 2 cottages. Early/mid C18. Hammer-dressed
watershot stone with graduated stone slate roof. Double-
depth house of 3 storeys and 3 bays with a 3-bay 3-storey
wing to rear left of late C18 date. Blocked door between
bays 1 and 2 with dressed surround. 4, 4 and 6-light ground
floor windows, three 4-light first floor windows and 3, 3
and 4-light second floor windows. All have recessed cavetto-
moulded stone mullion windows. The top storey appears to
have been added, probably in the late C18, and reuses
earlier windows. 3 rendered ridge chimney stacks. Square-cut
door surround to right gable. The wing to rear, itself built
in 2 phases, generally has a 3-light recessed flat-faced
stone mullion window to each bay on each floor. Some windows
retain the original leaded panes. Bulletin of the
Saddleworth Historical Society, Vol.2, No.3, 1972.


Listing NGR: SE0081407473

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