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List entry Summary

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

Name: ROUGH BANK FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1240266

Location

ROUGH BANK FARMHOUSE, ROUGH BANK

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

County District District Type Parish
RochdaleMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Apr-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 438410

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SD 91 SW MILNROW ROUGH BANK New Hey 3/106 Rough Bank Farmhouse (formerly listed under Huddersfield 24/1/67 Road)

G.V. II* Farmhouse. 1607 on door lintel. Squared rubble with slate roof. 3-unit plan with 2 storeys. Quoins. Gabled porch between bays 2 and 3 has a chamfered door surround with elliptical head and dated lintel. The inner door has a heavy timber frame with ogee-arched lintel. 3, 4 and 3-light double-chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion windows with hoodmoulds (the latter with one mullion missing). Three 3- light first floor windows and a small 1-light stair window. Coped gables with kneelers. Ridge and gable chimney stacks, projecting on the left gable, with diagonally set shafts. C19 window in right return. 2-light fire window, 4-light house-part window and 3 smaller openings to rear. Interior: Chamfered floor beams with stepped stops. Chamfered bressumer beam and spere post with ogee stops. Two small wall cupboards remain within the ingleook which has a fire window and a timber heck. Two boarded doors with pegged ledges and ogee-arched lintels give access to heated parlour and buttery/pantry. Steps from the latter lead down to a vaulted cellar of later date. Through-purlin roof with collar and tie-beam truss. One other original door survives on the first floor. Early outbuildings adjoin the left gable-end and a wall surrounds the front enclosure, also of an early date. A well preserved and early survival of a Yeoman farmer's house. H. Fishwick, History of Rochdale, 1889.

Listing NGR: SD9471812318

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Fishwick, H, History of Rochdale, (1889)

National Grid Reference: SD 94718 12318

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