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Wharf Cottages, Saddleworth

Description: Wharf Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212046

OS Grid Reference: SD9919604618
OS Grid Coordinates: 399196, 404618
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5382, -2.0136

Location: A669, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7AF

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL3 7AF

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Listing Text

5/38 Nos. 2, 4 and
6 Wharf
- Cottages
- II
3 houses. Mid/late C18 and mid C19 but incorporating a house
of early C18. Watershot hammer-dressed stone with graduated
stone slate roof. Double-depth houses with a total of 4 bays
and 3 storeys. Bays 2 and 3 incorporate the early house
which has stone quoins, square-cut door surrounds and 4 and
6-light stone mullion windows; some flat-faced, some
recessed flat-faced and one (the earliest) double-chamfered.
The second floor was added in late C18/early C19 after the
construction of bay 1 (No. 6). Bay 1 has a square-cut door
surround to left and each floor has a 5, 6, or 7-light
recessed chamfered mullion window with king mullion and
several mullions removed. Bay 4, of mid C19, has a window on
each floor, an eaves cornice and is higher than the other
bays. It is now part of No.2. Ridge chimney stacks rebuilt
in brick.

Listing NGR: SD9919604618

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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