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LOWER FOLD FARMHOUSE AND LOWER FOLD FARM COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LOWER FOLD FARMHOUSE AND LOWER FOLD FARM COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1067989

Location

LOWER FOLD FARM COTTAGE, ALT HILL LANE
LOWER FOLD FARMHOUSE, ALT HILL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Tameside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212651

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 90 SW 1/3

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE ALT HILL LANE (south side)

Lower Fold Farmhouse and Lower Fold Farm Cottage

II

Farmhouse and Cottage. Timber-framed structure probably of C17 which is encased in C18 and C19 brick. Cottage in hammer-dressed stone has lintel inscribed "TAI 1710". Graduated stone slate roof. 3-unit 2-storey plan with later lean-to addition against rear and Cottage projecting as a 2- unit baffle-entry crosswing to left. The house is characterised by 3 equal gables, the window and door openings having stone lintels and sills probably of C19. Ridge and gable chimney stacks. The timber frame is only revealed externally in the right gable-end which exposes a jowled post supporting a tie-beam roof truss. The Cottage projects, the original door with ogee-moulded timber frame and dated lintel is within the angle and is now blocked. A later door was added to the gable which has a fire window (left) and small arched light at first floor level. Windows to left are later but rear retains a 2-light double- chamfered mullion window. Interior: central room of house against rear wall has a splat-baluster staircase with triple-roll-moulded oak handrail of unusual quality. The ovolo-moulded newel post has an acorn finial. Chamfered ceiling beams with stepped stops are supported on the principal posts which are visible from the inside only. The Cottage has an inglenook fireplace with ovolo-moulded heck post and deep bressumer beam with similar moulding.

Listing NGR: SD9440801743

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National Grid Reference: SD9440801743

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