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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: 1068157



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: 212251

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SADDLEWORTH PLATTING ROAD SD 90 SE (west side) 5/230 Grotton Hall 19/6/67 G.V. II* House. "IBM 1686" (Isaac and Mary Buckley) on porch lintel, "IBK 1725" "EB1844" and "1984" on datestones. Much of what remains is the result of Edmond Buckley's 1844 restoration. Watershot hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof. 5-bay 2-storey house including bay 1 extension and a rear lean-to extension of 1984. Projecting plinth. Porch in bay 4 with ovolo-moulded surround and obtuse angle dated lintel; raked castellations and ball finials. 2, 4 and 4- light windows to each floor all with double-chamfered cavetto-moulded mullions and hoodmoulds with upturned stops. All the ground floor lights are arched and there is an additional 1-light window above the porch. Coped gables with ball finials and stone-dressed circular windows to bays 1, 3 and 5. The side and rear have similar window and gable features as well as a 3-light pointed arch mullion and transom stair window with Gothic-style tracery. Interior: south-east room has panelling and a chimney-piece with carved faces, swags and side columns. Principal room retains ovolo-moulded ceiling beams with stepped stops including a bressummer beam over an inglenook fireplace which has had a later stone hearth inserted with obtuse- angled lintel and recessed spandrels. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society Vol.15, No.1, 1985.

Listing NGR: SD9719904854

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Books and journals
'Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society' in Number 1, , Vol. 15, (1985)

National Grid Reference: SD 97199 04854


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