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Grotton Head Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Uppermill, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5399 / 53°32'23"N

Longitude: -2.0436 / 2°2'36"W

OS Eastings: 397208

OS Northings: 404811

OS Grid: SD972048

Mapcode National: GBR GW5H.CR

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.L921

Entry Name: Grotton Head Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn to West

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212253

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL4

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Uppermill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Lydgate St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 90 SE (west side)
5/232 Grotton Head
Farmhouse and
adjoining barn
- to west
House and adjoining barn. Barn - "IBM 1678" (Isaac and Mary
Buckley) on door lintel, house - "EB 1845" (Edmond Buckley)
on datestone. Hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone
slate (house) and slate (barn) roofs. Double-depth central-
staircase plan house with 2 storeys. The barn adjoins to
left having opposed cart entries, shippon to left and C20
addition to right. Central door has re-used lintel dated
"MBIB 1656", a chamfered surround and fanlight, and is
flanked on either side by 3-light recessed flat-faced stone
mullion windows with a central 1-light window on the first
floor. Coped gables and gable chimney stacks. The rear
incorporates two 2-light double-chamfered stone mullion
windows (one mullion missing) indicating reuse or
remodelling of a former building. The barn has stone quoins,
a projecting plinth and outshuts to either side of the cart
entry. 2 doors (one blocked) to left gable have chamfered
surrounds and a dated lintel.Vents on 3 levels to rear and
blocked cart entry which has chamfered dressings. C20 roof
construction. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical
Society, Vol.15, No.1, 1985.

Listing NGR: SD9720804811

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