2 houses. Early C17 with C19 and C20 alterations. Narrow coursed millstone grit, ashlar dressings. Stone slate roofs and 3 stone stacks, that to No.18 with diagonally set stack.
PLAN: No.16 T-plan originally with cross passage, altered to baffle entry. No.18 L-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey. Quoins. East gable front has single narrow 16-pane window with large ashlar lintel above narrow 3-light C20 casement window with timber lintel. Set back to right 2 storey lean-to wing with C20 door in ashlar surround and above single 2-light casement in chamfered surround. North front largely blank with two 6-pane casements to left, that to right within original door opening. Above single casement in chamfered surround. Projecting crosswing to left has single doorway to left with C20 door and above single casement in chamfered surround. Right return has single 2-light chamfered mullion window and above smaller 2-light flush mullion window. West front has projecting crosswing to right with coped gable and kneelers. Single 7-light chamfered mullion window, and above single 5-light similar window. Left return has external stack with doorway to left and 3-light chamfered mullion window to first floor right. Set back to left single 3-light chamfered mullion window to each floor. South front has gable to right and projecting lean-to to left. Off-centre doorway with C20 plank and studded doorway and above 3-light casement, to left lean-to has 3-light casement in chamfered ashlar surround. To right gable has C20 casements.
INTERIOR: No.16 has within roof space evidence of timber, wattle and daub stack on the site of a former cross passage. This consists of tie with mortices beneath to take smoke hood or timber stack, which extended between purlins only. There is also smoke blackened timbers and wall plaster. The extant fireplace has massive cambered stone lintel. Beams remain throughout. The first floor retains timber lintels to window openings, and within the south wall are traces of previous stone mullions to former 4-light window. No.18 has chamfered beams to main rooms, some on stone corbels. Replacement fireplace to principal room. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 218).
(Formerly Listed as: OLD CROSS, Old Glossop Nos.16 AND 18 (Old Manor House))