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Fern Hill First Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Spotland and Falinge, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6345 / 53°38'4"N

Longitude: -2.1942 / 2°11'39"W

OS Eastings: 387256

OS Northings: 415353

OS Grid: SD872153

Mapcode National: GBR FV3D.RV

Mapcode Global: WHB8Q.8XD2

Entry Name: Fern Hill First Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358892

Location: Rochdale, OL12

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Spotland and Falinge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Spotland St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 81 NE
3/64
25.10.1951

FERN HILL LANE
(north-west
side)

Fern Hill First
Farmhouse
(formerly listed
as Fern Hill under Fern Hill)

G.V.
II

Farmhouse. C18, with older wing "IMC: 1691" (John and M.
Crossley) on door lintel. Coursed rubble with stone
dressings and stone slate roof. 2-unit house of C18 date
with central entrance is built adjoining the C17 cross-
passage and cross-wing which is of 2 storeys and 2 rooms
deep with a steep stone stair rising between them. The 2-
bay C18 section formerly had 2 square cut flush mullioned
windows to each floor although no mullions still exist and
doorway has square-cut jambs and lintel. To the right is
the projecting single storey porch with accentuated ogee
shaped enriched lintel and round panel above: L coped gable
and kneelers. The crosswing has a stone plinth and quoins,
one 3-light double chamfered mullion window with hoodmould
to each floor. The upper was formerly of 5 lights, the
lower of 4, one being removed to insert a later door. Coped
gable and kneelers. The rear has three 2 and 3-light
windows with plain hoodmoulds.

Listing NGR: SD8725615353

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

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