SCOWCROFT FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068467

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: SCOWCROFT FARMHOUSE, SCOWCROFT LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SCOWCROFT FARMHOUSE, SCOWCROFT LANE

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

District: Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 88682 06526

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History

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Details

MIDDLETON SCOWCROFT LANE SD 80 NE (north side) 2/26 Scowcroft - Farmhouse - II Farmhouse. C16 or C17 timber-framed house which has been successively altered and rebuilt in later centuries. The walls of the original timber-framed structure are all either rendered or rebuilt in brick. Graduated stone slate and C20 tile roof. H-shaped 2-storey plan with wing to rear. Gabled crosswings project to left and right, the former being partly rebuilt in C20 brick. Central gabled porch. 3 or 4 C20 casement windows on each floor. Brick ridge chimney stack. Similar windows to rear. Interior: most of the roof structure, a considerable amount of the floor structure and some of the original timber framing remains intact. The floor beams may have been inserted into an open hall in the late C16. Tie-beam trusses have inclined struts and show evidence through mortice holes of the form of the timber framed structure. The extent of the framework buried in the walls in unknown although the principals are clearly visible. Early C18 dogleg staircase with deep rail and turned balusters. Panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SD8868206526

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 213466

Legacy System: LBS

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