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Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)
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SD 95441 12059


SD 91 SE MILNROW LOWER OGDEN Lane Bottom 4/97 The Castle (formerly listed as file Castle 24/1/67 Farmhouse) G.V. II Farmhouse, now house. "IT 1715" on porch lintel although the house is likely to date from late C17. Hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof. 3-unit plan with 2 storeys. Projecting plinth, quoins and continuous dripmould. Single- storey porch between bays 2 and 3 has a moulded surround, an obtuse-angled lintel with recessed spandrels, and a gable. Each bay has a 5-light double-chamfered mullion window on each floor except for the house-part window which is 6 lights and a small single light above the porch which is of C20 date. Coped gables with kneelers. 2 rendered ridge chimney stacks. 3-light windows inserted to each gable-end in C20, the right also having a C20 bow window. Single- storey lean-to addition to rear, a C20 extension to rear right and a small C20 wing with a lintel dated "IT 1710" which was removed from the old shippon. Rear windows include two of 2 lights (one a fire window) which have been partly obscured by the lean-to addition and two of 3-lights with double-chamfered mullions. Interior: Chamfered floor beams with stepped or run-out stops. A staircase now takes the place of an inglenook fireplace but the 2 small wall cupboards remain, one having an oak door with butterfly hinges. First floor fireplace with chamfered surround and obtuse- angled lintel with recessed spandrels.

Listing NGR: SD9544112059


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

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Date: 18 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01762/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Harry Dobbs. Source Historic England Archive
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