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Latitude: 53.4757 / 53°28'32"N
Longitude: -2.1499 / 2°8'59"W
OS Eastings: 390149
OS Northings: 397673
OS Grid: SJ901976
Mapcode National: GBR FXF7.CS
Mapcode Global: WHB9H.YWFV
Entry Name: 20-23 and 23a, Fairfield Square
Listing Date: 17 November 1966
Last Amended: 14 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356489
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212730
Location: Tameside, M43
Electoral Ward/Division: Droylsden East
Built-Up Area: Droylsden
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Droylsden St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
DROYLSDEN FAIRFIELD SQUARE
SJ 99 NW
4/74 Nos. 20 to 23
(formerly listed as Nos 20,
21, 22, 23, 23A)
5 houses originally incorporating a weaving workshop in Nos.
21 and 22. 1785. Header bond brick with slate roof.
Range totalling 13 bays which rises from 2 to 3 storeys in
the central 2 houses. Each house has 3 bays and a central
entrance. The doors have eared architrave surrounds and
either flat hoods or pediments. 4-pane sash windows have
stone sills and cambered brick-arched heads. The second
floor has casement windows. Eaves cornice and ridge
chimney stacks. 23a is entered on the right return and
includes a brick with "IN 1785" moulded in the face. Various
outshuts and wings to rear. The group contributes greatly to
the Fairfield Moravian settlement and the weaving activities
formed an important part of the community's economy.
Listing NGR: SJ9014997672
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