10 Firwood Fold

10 Firwood Fold
10 Firwood Fold.jpg
10 Firwood Fold
10 Firwood Fold is located in Greater Manchester
10 Firwood Fold
Location within Greater Manchester
General information
Town or cityBolton, Greater Manchester
Coordinates53°35′44″N 2°24′19″W / 53.595517°N 2.405319°W / 53.595517; -2.405319
Completed16th century

10 Firwood Fold is a 16th-century house in Bolton, Greater Manchester (grid reference SD73171109). It is a Grade I listed building and the birthplace of Samuel Crompton in 1753.[1]

The Crompton family lived in the house until 1758, making a living from farming and weaving, before moving to rented quarters at nearby Hall i' th' Wood.[2]

Stone panel in 10, Firwood Fold announcing that Samuel Crompton was born in the house 3 December 1753.

See also[]


  1. ^ Historic England, "10, Firwood Fold (1388038)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 15 January 2014
  2. ^ Bolton Council information board, Firwood Fold