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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.


List entry Number: 1068129



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


District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Saddleworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212287

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SADDLEWORTH RYEFIELDS DRIVE SE 00 NW Uppermill 4/264 Ryefields and Ryefields - Cottage - II House and cottage. Late C18 with early C19 alterations. Hammer-dressed watershot stone with graduated stone slate roof. Double-depth plan with a total of 6 bays and 3 storeys and with later wing to rear. The cottage (left) postdates the house and has an early C19 porch with 4-centred arch doorway and coped gable, an altered ground floor window and 4 and 1-light recessed flat-faced stone mullion windows. Rusticated door surround to gable. The house has a similar porch with canted bay window to left and square bay window to right all of C19 date. The first and second floors each have two 4 and two 2-light recessed flat-faced stone mullion windows. Early C19 coped parapet above an eaves band which has 6 niches below small gablets. 4 ridge chimney stacks with cornices. Coped gables with kneelers. Arched window and a porch to right gable. Door with arched head to rear and 3, 4 and 11-light recessed flat-faced mullion windows, many retaining original leaded panes. 2 blocked taking-in doors. Panelled entrance hall and other fittings dating from the early C19 alteration. B. Barnes, Saddleworth Heritage, 1975.

Listing NGR: SE0007106505

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Barnes, B, Saddleworth Heritage, (1975)

National Grid Reference: SE 00071 06505


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