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IoE Number: 403737
Photographer: Mr Norman Hurst
Date Photographed: 09 February 2001
Date listed: 27 May 1977
Date of last amendment: 22 February 1987
Grade II

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SD 92SWTODMORDEN (former M.B.)INCHFIELD ROADSD 933219(north side)5/156The Cottage attached tothe east of Inchfield House

SD 92SW TODMORDEN (former M.B.) INCHFIELD ROAD SD 933219 (north side) 5/156 The Cottage attached to the east of Inchfield House 27.5.77 (Formerly listed as Inchfield House under Peel Cottage Road, Walsden) II Cruck framed house mid C16 in coursed rubble now forming garage and store room. 1½ storeys. Attached to left-hand end is 2-storey added cell early C18 in thin coursed stone with ashlar quoins. Attached is mid C19 7-bay 2-storey house in watershot masonry of no interest. All have stone slate roofs. The 1½ storey house is of 4 bays and has older walling to the ground floor with C19 stonework replacing 1st floor timber framing. One post survives above the inserted garage door in 4th bay. 1st 2 bays have openings for sash windows. The 3rd bay has door entry with timber lintel and jambs over which is carried a deeper beam set in the wall with a projecting slate hood over. Above this is a small window just below the eaves. This doorway opens against a chimney with well-dressed stack to ridge probably mid C17. Apex to gable has crocketed finial of unusual pattern. Right hand return wall has sash window in gable with plain stone surround. Rear has quoins and 3 timber posts pegged to wall plate with, as at front, rubble stone to ground floor and thin coursed stone to 1st floor. One 2-light double chamfered mullioned window with slate hood survives to right end with a 2-light chamfered window. Under eaves is long horizontal sliding sash window and one other sash in 2nd bay. Large stylobats are also visible in the wall for the 2 central trusses. The attached cottage rises ½ a storey higher and has double chamfered mullioned window of 3 lights (one mullion removed), modern glazing. C19 doorway has stubby open porch in punch-dressed stone. Interior preserves 4 pairs of crucks forming 3 bays. They stand on stylobats and have collars and stop chamfered tie beams (some cut through). A very rare and important survival in this region.

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