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Highfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5392 / 53°32'21"N

Longitude: -2.059 / 2°3'32"W

OS Eastings: 396189

OS Northings: 404727

OS Grid: SD961047

Mapcode National: GBR GW2J.11

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.B9SM

Entry Name: Highfield House

Listing Date: 11 August 1975

Last Amended: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212071

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL4

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Lees

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Lydgate St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 90 SE (east side)
5/60 Highfield House
11/8/75 (formerly listed
with Stoneleigh)
House. 1850 on keystone. For Joseph Cooper. Watershot
hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Double-depth central-
staircase plan with 2 storeys. Conservatory to left return
and small addition to rear. 3 bays with rusticated quoins,
ashlar plinth, first floor band, first floor sill band,
eaves cornice with blocking course and hipped roof. Broad
steps lead to a wide central doorway which has side panels
and fanlight under a depressed arch with rusticated
voussoirs and keystone. Windows on either side have eared
architraves and panelled aprons which break the plinth below
them. First floor windows have architrave surrounds, the
outer windows with triangular pediments on console
brackets, the central one with segmental pediment. Sill
aprons with flanking console brackets to outer windows and
blind balustrading to centre. Blind piercing to blocking
course which has articulating dies. All windows are C20
casements. Tall arched stair window with stained glass to
rear. Dogleg stair with cast iron balusters.

Listing NGR: SD9618904727

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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