20-23 AND 23A, FAIRFIELD SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1356489
Date first listed:
17-Nov-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
20-23 AND 23A, FAIRFIELD SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
20-23 AND 23A, FAIRFIELD SQUARE

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

District:
Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 90149 97672

Details

DROYLSDEN FAIRFIELD SQUARE SJ 99 NW 4/74 Nos. 20 to 23 and 23A 17/11/66 (consecutive) (formerly listed as Nos 20, 21, 22, 23, 23A)

G.V. II*

5 houses originally incorporating a weaving workshop in Nos. 21 and 22. 1785. Header bond brick with slate roof. Range totalling 13 bays which rises from 2 to 3 storeys in the central 2 houses. Each house has 3 bays and a central entrance. The doors have eared architrave surrounds and either flat hoods or pediments. 4-pane sash windows have stone sills and cambered brick-arched heads. The second floor has casement windows. Eaves cornice and ridge chimney stacks. 23a is entered on the right return and includes a brick with "IN 1785" moulded in the face. Various outshuts and wings to rear. The group contributes greatly to the Fairfield Moravian settlement and the weaving activities formed an important part of the community's economy.

Listing NGR: SJ9014997672

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212730
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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Date: 22 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/12187/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Hyde. Source Historic England Archive
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