Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


Ordnance survey map of FOUL RAKE HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1068175 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Oct-2019 at 10:37:54.


Statutory Address:

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

Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 99784 04406


SADDLEWORTH KINDER'S LANE SD 90 SE (north-west side) 5/176 Foul Rake House 19/6/67 - II House. "JA MA 1746" (John and Mary Andrew) on door lintel with later alterations and additions. Watershot hammer- dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof. Originally a 3-bay 2-storey single-depth house connected to a barn at the right which had a wing at front creating an L-shape. A similar wing was added to the left and the space between filled in in late C18. Wings to left and right have quoins, gables and ball finials; the right a blocked doorway and the left two 2-light chamfered mullion windows and a C20 window. The infill between the wings has 3 bays, a blocked door to right with ovolo-moulded surround, a central panelled door with pilasters, tripartite keystone and decorative fanlight flanked by 2-light chamfered mullion windows. 3 similar windows on first floor (one mullion missing) and a dentilled eaves cornice. The rear has 3 and 7-light double-chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion windows and a C20 window on the ground floor and 3, 4 and 4-light chamfered windows on the first. The finely carved 1746 datestone with fleur-de-lys is now on an internal wall. Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society, Vol.3, No.3, 1973.

Listing NGR: SD9978404406


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


Books and journals
'Bulletin of the Saddleworth Historical Society' in Number 3, , Vol. 3, (1973)


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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 23 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04785/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Widdas. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].