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Latitude: 53.5955 / 53°35'43"N
Longitude: -2.4059 / 2°24'21"W
OS Eastings: 373231
OS Northings: 411064
OS Grid: SD732110
Mapcode National: GBR CVMV.XV
Mapcode Global: WH97P.0WLJ
Plus Code: 9C5VHHWV+5J
Entry Name: 15, Firwood Fold
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388040
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476038
Location: Crompton, Bolton, BL2
Electoral Ward/Division: Crompton
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Tonge Moor St Augustine
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
Tagged with: House
SD7311SW FIRWOOD FOLD
797-1/11/92 (South side)
House. Probably C16 in origin, but extensively remodelled in
C19. Largely roughly coursed and squared stone raised and
extended in brick, and incorporating at least one cruck truss
(visible in gable wall). Heavy slate roof.
EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 2 storeys, 3-window range, representing
original building with 2-unit plan, extended to the west by
the addition of a further single unit. Doorway towards centre
of original building; all windows renewed. Stacks on end walls
of original building.
INTERIOR: not included.
HISTORY: the house is believed to be the oldest inhabited
house in Bolton, but the source of this tradition is not
Listing NGR: SD7323111064
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