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Higher Windy Bank Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Littleborough, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.6455 / 53°38'43"N

Longitude: -2.0841 / 2°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 394534

OS Northings: 416554

OS Grid: SD945165

Mapcode National: GBR FVW8.LY

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.YMQP

Entry Name: Higher Windy Bank Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213338

Location: Rochdale, OL15

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Littleborough Lakeside

Built-Up Area: Littleborough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Littleborough Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/6 Higher Windy Bank
- Farmhouse and
adjoining barn

- II
Farmhouse and barn. Late C17 with C18 alterations and C19
barn. Hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof.
2-bay 2-storey house with barn to right. Quoins and
projecting plinth. Central porch has cyma-moulded door
surround, obtuse-angled lintel and a coped parapet with
corner dies above a band on the same lines as that at Old
Bent House (q.v.) which is dated 1691 and was built by
Joseph Buckley. Right bay is obscured by a later outshut
addition with 1 and 3-light flat-faced windows, the left bay
has 4-light flat-faced mullion window on each floor (with 1
light blocked) but has a hoodmould of a former C17 window.
Diagonally set shafts to gable chimney stacks, that to right
projecting. Right gable has two 2-light double-chamfered
windows. Rear with eaves raised is obscured by large
addition. The barn uses watershot stone and has a round-
headed cart entry, a segmental-headed shippon door and other
door and window openings.

Listing NGR: SD9453416554

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

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