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Description: 2, 3 and 4, the Shaws
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212341
OS Grid Reference: SE0012105441
OS Grid Coordinates: 400121, 405441
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5456, -1.9996
SADDLEWORTH THE SHAWS
SE 00 NW
4/316 Nos. 2, 3 and
2 houses, now 3 houses. Late C18. Hammer-dressed watershot
stone with graduated stone slate roof. Single and double-
depth range with a total of 3 bays and 3 storeys. Bay 1
(No. 4) predates the others and is double-depth: it has
quoins and a door to right with dressed surround. 5-light
ground floor window, 7-light first floor window and 7-light
window to second floor which was added after the building of
bays 2 and 3. All windows have recessed flat-faced stone
mullions. Square-cut door surround in bay 3 and door
inserted to bay 2 when it was converted to a separate house.
4 and 5-light windows (as above) to bay 2, two 3-light flat-
faced windows to bay 3 and a 14-light workshop window to the
top floor which again appears to be later than the lower
floors. 2 ridge chimney stacks. Rear has 3-light double-
chamfered cavetto-moulded mullion window of an earlier date
as well as various 4, 6 and 14-light windows. Two blocked
Listing NGR: SE0012105441
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