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Town Head House Department of Social Services, Town Head Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Milkstone and Deeplish, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6194 / 53°37'9"N

Longitude: -2.1541 / 2°9'14"W

OS Eastings: 389900

OS Northings: 413658

OS Grid: SD899136

Mapcode National: GBR FVDL.F9

Mapcode Global: WHB8X.W9D5

Entry Name: Town Head House Department of Social Services, Town Head Offices

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358901

Location: Rochdale, OL16

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Milkstone and Deeplish

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Rochdale St Chad, St Mary and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 8913 NE ROCHDALE JOHN STREET
(west side)

10/73 Town Head House
Dept. of Social
Services,
Town Head Offices
(rear section
only)

II

House, now offices. Early C19. Brick with stone dressings
and C20 roof covering. 2 rooms wide by 3 rooms deep with
central entrance and staircase. 3-bay elevation with
bracketed gable. 2 storeys plus attic storey. Door has
attached Doric columns, cast iron fanlight and open
pediment. Stone plinth and first floor banding course which
runs round the entire building. Windows have stone sills
and lintels which may be replacements for flat brick arches
and stone keystones which are still to be found on the side
elevations. Tall central first floor window has stone
architrave, consoles cornice and marginal glazing bars. Re-
built 2-storey canted bay window to left elevation and large
five-sided, two-storey bay to right, with pyramidal roof and
small gablet.


Listing NGR: SD8990013658

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