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20-23 and 23a, Fairfield Square

A Grade II* Listed Building in Droylsden East, Tameside

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212730

Location: Tameside, M43

County: Tameside

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

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

4/74 Nos. 20 to 23
and 23A
17/11/66 (consecutive)
(formerly listed as Nos 20,
21, 22, 23, 23A)

G.V. II*

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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