LOWER WHITTLE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068502
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
LOWER WHITTLE FARMHOUSE, DOCTOR FOLD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOWER WHITTLE FARMHOUSE, DOCTOR FOLD LANE

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

District:
Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD8499408252

Details

SD 80 NW SD 80 NE 1/6 & 2/6

MIDDLETON DOCTOR FOLD LANE (south side)

Lower Whittle Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. C17 timber-framed structure with substantial rebuilding of parts in C18. Rendered masonry walls which incorporate much of the timber-framed structure, the extent of which is unknown. Slate roof. 4 bays and 2 storeys with gabled crosswing to right and C19 lean-to addition to right return. Bay 1 is a C19 addition to the original 3-bay structure which has a projecting stone plinth and a door with fanlight in bay 3. None of the window openings are original, all containing C20 casement windows. 3 ridge chimney stacks. The framing of both of the original end walls and one crosswall are all visible internally. Brick nogging and wattle and daub are found in the panels which are roughly square. The principal posts are diagonally braced and support diagonally braced tie-beam roof trusses all of which are original to the structure. C19 staircase.

Listing NGR: SD8499408252

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213446
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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