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Latitude: 53.5875 / 53°35'15"N
Longitude: -2.3665 / 2°21'59"W
OS Eastings: 375836
OS Northings: 410165
OS Grid: SD758101
Mapcode National: GBR CVXY.GQ
Mapcode Global: WH97W.M392
Entry Name: Dearden Fold Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356793
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210607
Location: Bury, BL2
Electoral Ward/Division: Radcliffe North
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Ainsworth Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 71 SE
BURY OLD ROAD
Dearden Fold Farmhouse
Probably C16, with C17 and later alterations and additions. Former hall. Timber-
framed, with stone walls partly rebuilt in brown brick. 2 storeys. 4 windows,
including 2 in gabled sections (one somewhat advanced); altered casements. Entrance
door in gabled porch is studded and cross-boarded with ornamental strap hinges.
Stone slab roof. Interior has massive bevelled beams, including one over hearth
on moulded corbel, and stopped bevelled, cross-beams (part of 1st floor inserted
perhaps in C17). Upper portion of pointed arch of massive hewn timbers, bevelled,
visible on 1st floor, with carved boss at apex (below post above). Timber-framed
cross wall said to have wattle and daub panels. 6-panel door of Tudor pattern on
ground floor and later cupboard with fielded panel and H hinges. (Muschamp, Contri-
bution to the History of the township of Ainsworth).
Listing NGR: SD 75836 10165
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