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Grotton Farmhouse and Grotton Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Lees, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5374 / 53°32'14"N

Longitude: -2.05 / 2°2'59"W

OS Eastings: 396786

OS Northings: 404526

OS Grid: SD967045

Mapcode National: GBR GW3J.ZP

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.HC10

Entry Name: Grotton Farmhouse and Grotton Cottages

Listing Date: 19 June 1967

Last Amended: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212241

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 (north side)
5/221 Grotton Farmhouse
and Grotton
Cottages Nos. 1, 2
and 3
(formerly listed as Grotton
19/6/67 Farmhouse, Top Cottage, and
- The Cottage)
- II
Farmhouse and cottages. Mid C18 with datestones of "IBK
1731" and "RB1747". Squared rubble with graduated stone
slate roof. Single and double-depth plans with a total of 7
bays and 2 storeys. No.3 (bay 1) has a 3-light double-
chamfered stone mullion ground floor window, a 2-light flat-
faced mullion window on the first and a C19 door to right.
No.2 (bay 2) has a chamfered stone door surround with dated
lintel (1731) and 4-light mullion windows on either floor,
chamfered on the ground and flat-faced on the first. Bays 3
and 4 have 3 and 4-light recessed flat-faced stone mullion
windows on either side of a blocked door with 4 and 3-light
chamfered mullion windows on the first floor. Bays 5 and 6
are set back, have a door to left, a 4-light recessed flat-
faced stone mullion window (with 2 mullions removed) to
ground floor and a similar 2 and 4-light window to first
floor on either side of the 1747 datestone. Small brick
addition to right gives access to No.1. 4 ridge chimney

Listing NGR: SD9678604526

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

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