Longcroft

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356411
Date first listed:
03-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
Longcroft, Marshlands, Diggle, OL3 5LQ

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Location

Statutory Address:
Longcroft, Marshlands, Diggle, OL3 5LQ

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Saddleworth
National Grid Reference:
SD 99874 07362

Details

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SD 90 NE 3/289 SADDLEWORTH DIGGLE MARSHLANDS Longcroft

(Formerly listed as Ambrose Cottage and adjoining barn, STANDEDGE ROAD)

GV II Former house and adjoining barn. Mid C18 and perhaps earlier. Watershot hammer-dressed stone and squared rubble with graduated stone slate and slate roof. A single-depth two storey house which was made double-depth and three storey probably in the later C18. Door with square-cut stone surround. Three-light ground floor window and four-light first and second floor windows all with recessed cavetto-moulded mullions. Gable-end chimney stacks one of which is rendered. Central door in gable with square-cut surround as well as one- and two-light windows and a small brick lean-to extension. The other gable has blocked windows. The rear has a similar door and three-, six- and four-light recessed flat-faced stone mullion windows with king mullions.

The former barn predates the house; its roof runs at right angles to the house and it has a small single storey addition adjoined to the front. Recessed flat-faced mullion window openings and two blocked double-chamfered lights at attic level in the gable.

Bulletin of the Saddlworth Historical Society, Vol.3, No.3, 1973.

Listing NGR: SD9987407362

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212313
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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: 20 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/11111/22
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