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Description: The Holden Smithy
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212309
OS Grid Reference: SD9990607440
OS Grid Coordinates: 399906, 407440
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5636, -2.0029
SADDLEWORTH SPURN LANE
SD 90 NE (east side)
3/285 No. 23
House and former smithy. 1720s but with alterations of
late C18 and C20. Hammer-dressed watershot stone with
graduated stone slate roof. 2-unit house with 2 storeys and
a 1-storey wing (former forge) to left. Projecting plinth
Quoins. 3-bay elevation with 2-light recessed chamfered
cavetto-moulded stone mullion ground floor window, similar 4
and 3-light windows on the first floor and a 2-light
recessed flat-faced stone mullion window. Blocked taking-in
door to first floor which was raised in height in late C18.
Small wing to left with C20 porch. The rear has a 2, 4 and
3-light window with cavetto-moulded mullions and a 12-light
recessed flat-faced mullion workshop window to the upper
floor. Gable has two 2-light windows and blocked attic
lights. Gable chimney stack. Bulletin of the Saddleworth
Historical Society, Vol.3, No.2, 1972.
Listing NGR: SD9990607440
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