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Dearden Fold Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Radcliffe North, Bury

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210607

Location: Bury, BL2

County: Bury

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

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Listing Text

SD 71 SE


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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