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15, Firwood Fold

A Grade II* Listed Building in Crompton, Bolton

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 15, Firwood Fold

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476038

Location: Bolton, BL2

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Crompton

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

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Listing Text


BOLTON

SD7311SW FIRWOOD FOLD
797-1/11/92 (South side)
26/04/74 No.15

GV II*

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
known.

Listing NGR: SD7323111064

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

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