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Higher Kinders, Saddleworth

Description: Higher Kinders

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212193

OS Grid Reference: SE0001404660
OS Grid Coordinates: 400014, 404660
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5386, -2.0012

Location: Kinders Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 7BH

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

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Listing Text

19-JUN-1967 (Northwest side)
1673/6/178 Nos. 1-5 (Consecutive)

(Formerly listed as:
(Northwest side)


Group of cottages. "1642" on datestone but largely dating from mid C18 to early C19. Hammer-dressed stone, partly watershot, with graduated stone slate roof. Large T -shaped building of 3 and 4 storeys which incorporates loom workshops and a barn. The west range (head of T) incorporates the earliest work, has 4 storeys and 3 bays, and was extended and altered at various periods in its history. Windows are various 3, 4 and 7-light recessed chamfered cavetto moulded mullions and 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10-light recessed flat-faced stone mullions. Eaves cornice and ridge chimney stacks with cornices. The east range (stem of T) is 3-storey, single-depth, 4 bays long and has 2, 3, 4, 6 and 10-light recessed flat-faced mullion windows, opposed cart entrances with segmental keystone arch, and an owl hole in gable. A flight of cantilevered stone steps rises within the angle to give access to former loom shops on the second floors of each range. C20 porch to No.5. Shaped eaves gutter brackets and ridge stack.

Listing NGR: SE0001404660

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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