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Spring Bank Farmhouse and Adjoining Farm Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Gorton North, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4614 / 53°27'41"N

Longitude: -2.165 / 2°9'53"W

OS Eastings: 389142

OS Northings: 396086

OS Grid: SJ891960

Mapcode National: GBR FXBD.2X

Mapcode Global: WHB9P.Q877

Entry Name: Spring Bank Farmhouse and Adjoining Farm Building

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457769

Location: Manchester, M18

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Gorton North

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Gorton St James with Abbey Hey

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ89NE TAN YARD BROW, Gorton North
698-1/5/697 (West side)
03/10/74 Spring Bank Farmhouse and adjoining
farm building
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Spring Bank Farmhouse and adjoining
farm building)


Farmhouse now house, with attached stable or barn. c.1780,
altered. Handmade brick (the house now roughcast and painted
white), stone slate roof (recently replaced with composition
tiles on house). L-shaped plan formed by double-depth
double-fronted house with rear wing to right and farm building
continued to left. Two low storeys, the house with two 3-light
casement windows at 1st floor, plain doorway in centre of
ground floor, altered window to left and added bay window to
right. Barn or stable continued to left has wagon doorway to
left, with wooden lintel (wall above this re-built), a
buttress offset right of centre, a former doorway immediately
left of this altered as a window and 2 altered windows to the
right; and at 1st floor a small-paned 2-light
horizontal-sliding sash in the rebuilt wall over the wagon
door, a small 9-pane fixed window in the centre and a square
pitching doorway to the right flanked by diamond-pattern
breathers. Rear: barn has more diamond-pattern breathers; rear
wing of house has altered openings. Interior: barn has
king-post roof truss with fishbone struts, scarf-jointed
purlins and original rafters; left room of house has 2 large
spine beams, one with stopped chamfer and the other re-used,
and massive purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ8914296086

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

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