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Alders Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alexandra, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5225 / 53°31'20"N

Longitude: -2.0856 / 2°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 394422

OS Northings: 402869

OS Grid: SD944028

Mapcode National: GBR FWWQ.80

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.YQ1G

Entry Name: Alders Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 January 1973

Last Amended: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201705

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388870

Location: Oldham, OL8

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Glodwick St Mark with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


780-1/3/9 (South side)
23/01/73 Alders Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Alders Farmhouse with attached


Farmhouse. Dated 1734 but with possible earlier core. Coursed
and squared sandstone rubble with stone flagged roof. 2
storeys, main range with cross wing, 2 principal units in main
range with opposed front and rear entrances against stack.
Main front faces away from road. Wide gable to left, with wide
window (probably once mullioned) in plain stone architrave to
ground floor, mullioned window above. 2 windows to left of
entrance, one a wide 2-light mullioned window in which further
mullions have possibly been removed. Similar window to right
of doorway. Low 3-light mullioned window above, and a further
casement window, the original mullion possibly removed. Date
stone over rear doorway, facing street, with initials I.A. 3
stone mullioned windows each of 3 lights in rear elevation,
and a single-storeyed wing added to the right of the doorway.
Two axial stacks. Adjoining the house on the east side is the
present dairy, once in use as stables, but possibly originally
domestic and perhaps incorporating the oldest part of the
complex. Low 2 storeys, single window range to front, but with
wide gabled wing to rear. 3-light mullioned window to ground
floor, and traces of blocked loft entry over.

Listing NGR: SD9442202869

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

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