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20-23 AND 23A, FAIRFIELD SQUARE

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: 20-23 AND 23A, FAIRFIELD SQUARE

List entry Number: 1356489

Location

20-23 AND 23A, FAIRFIELD SQUARE

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

County:

District: Tameside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jul-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212730

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 90149 97672

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