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Title: Cottages - TAS01469

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Cottages - TAS01469


Croft Gate is possibly the oldest stone built house in Todmorden and is dated 1598. It is now in 2 occupations and has a bay that was added on the east side in the early 18th century.

SD 92SW TODMORDEN (former M.B.) LUMBUTTS ROAD SD 949233 (north side)

5/183 Croft Gate and Croft Gate East [(formerly listed as Croft Gate (2 dwellings)] 22.11.66


House in 2 occupations dated 1598 with added bay to east, early C18. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. Originally single storey raised to 2 storeys in early C18. 3-room plan. Reads: double chamfered mullioned windows with deep outer splay and hollow chamfered mullions, to ground floor. Windows with simple chamfer to 1st floor. 4-light window with 2-light over. Inserted doorway next to 5-light window with 3-light over. Doorway with date carved in relief on lintel, deeply chamfered surround. 2-light chamfered window (lacks mullion) with 2-light window over. 2 stacks to ridge, one runs parallel to ridge backs against original entry. Coped gables with kneelers. Rear has 2- light chamfered window (lacks mullions), next to doorway with deeply chamfered surround (blocked). This is opposite the front door but leads into the service room and not a passage. 3-light chamfered window to right hand. 3 chamfered windows of 2 lights to 1st floor. Attached at lower level is 2-storey cell added when main house was raised to 2 storeys. Quoins, single stack to ridge. 3-light chamfered mullioned windows with 2-light over. Attached is added cell, c.1975 in keeping.

Historic England list entry no: 1278984
NGR: SD9496323329




PHDA - Todmorden Antiquarian Society


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