HIGHFIELD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356703
Date first listed:
11-Aug-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
HIGHFIELD HOUSE, COOPER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHFIELD HOUSE, COOPER STREET

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 96189 04727

Details

SADDLEWORTH COOPER STREET SD 90 SE (east side) 5/60 Highfield House 11/8/75 (formerly listed with Stoneleigh) G.V. II House. 1850 on keystone. For Joseph Cooper. Watershot hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Double-depth central- staircase plan with 2 storeys. Conservatory to left return and small addition to rear. 3 bays with rusticated quoins, ashlar plinth, first floor band, first floor sill band, eaves cornice with blocking course and hipped roof. Broad steps lead to a wide central doorway which has side panels and fanlight under a depressed arch with rusticated voussoirs and keystone. Windows on either side have eared architraves and panelled aprons which break the plinth below them. First floor windows have architrave surrounds, the outer windows with triangular pediments on console brackets, the central one with segmental pediment. Sill aprons with flanking console brackets to outer windows and blind balustrading to centre. Blind piercing to blocking course which has articulating dies. All windows are C20 casements. Tall arched stair window with stained glass to rear. Dogleg stair with cast iron balusters.

Listing NGR: SD9618904727

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212071
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: 10 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04077/08
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