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Barcroft

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleton, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6019 / 53°36'6"N

Longitude: -2.191 / 2°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 387456

OS Northings: 411719

OS Grid: SD874117

Mapcode National: GBR FV4S.GK

Mapcode Global: WHB8X.9QXL

Entry Name: Barcroft

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358857

Location: Rochdale, OL11

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Castleton

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Sudden St Aidan and All Souls Heywood

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 81 SE ROCHDALE BOLTON ROAD
(south side)

6/30 No. 193 (Barcroft)

II

House,"1894 BC & JB" on door lintel.By Edgar Wood. Rendered
brick with stone dressings and clay tile roof, (replacement
for stone slate). Long 2-storey picturesquely planned range
with projecting gable wing at front, a single storey brick
wing to the rear left and the driveway passing through an
opening towards the left giving access to the rear. 4 bays,
a first floor flat-faced mullioned bay window above the
driveway in bay 1 (the whole of which does not appear on the
Architect's original drawings). Bay 2 has a raked strapwork
band (which continues round the rest of the house) between
stepped windows on two levels which light the staircase. Bay
3 has an elliptical-headed doorway with inscribed lintel,
decorative strapwork panel and original door to the left of
a low 5-light mullion and transom window; the gable has a
projecting bargeboard and applied decorative timber pattern.
Bay 4 has a diagonally set Tudor bay-window, square in plan
with mullion and transom windows to the ground floor and
mullioned to the first. All window have leaded lights. The
house expresses Wood's intention to revive vernacular
building techniques.


Listing NGR: SD8745611719

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