SD9707 : The Shippon Grains Road Delph

taken 11 years ago, near to Delph, Oldham, Great Britain

The Shippon Grains Road Delph
The Shippon Grains Road Delph
Situated in the heart of Saddleworth overlooking the picturesque village of Delph, 'The Shippon' at Lower Hill Top Farm, is a recently renovated 'cow shed' and 'milking parlour' dating back to the start of the 18th Century.
According to the beautifully carved stone lintel above the door, the Farm at Lower Hill Top dates back to around 1746.
Originally built as an imposing family residence by the prominent local industrialists, the Lees family, the house and out-buildings were constructed to an exacting standard in both design and quality.

SD9707 : Lower Hill Top Farm Date Stone

The sympathetic restoration of the building in 2005 has created a unique 'bed and breakfast' accommodation of the highest standard, combining stylish modern facilities with many character features from the original building.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 7 February, 2007
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Farm (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 978 076 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.9437N 2:2.0088W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 978 076
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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