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Windy Nook, Saddleworth

Description: Windy Nook

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212349

OS Grid Reference: SD9676704068
OS Grid Coordinates: 396767, 404068
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5333, -2.0502

Location: 1 Thornley Lane, Saddleworth, Oldham OL4 5RH

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL4 5RH

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Listing Text

SD 90 SE (south side)
5/323 No. 1
(Windy Nook)
House and cottage. "HS 1648" (Henry Shaw) on door lintel the
cottage being added in late C17 or early C18. Squared rubble
with graduated stone slate roof and brick stack. 2-unit
former baffle-entry plan with 2 storeys and the l-bay
cottage added to right. Projecting plinth. Door to right
with basket-headed lintel and chamfered surround. The front
is otherwise blind but for a C20 window. The rear has a 2-
light (fire-window) 4-light and 3-light window (each with 1
or 2 mullions removed) on the ground floor and two 3-light
windows on the first floor. All windows are double-chamfered
with cavetto-moulded mullions. Flat-faced and double-
chamfered mullion windows to gable one of which has been
turned into a door. Ridge chimney stack. The cottage has
double-chamfered mullion windows to front and rear, the
front partly obscured by a later leant-to; the rear with a
mullion removed. Interior: beam pattern gives evidence of
former inglenook fireplace. Tie-beam roof truss of massive
proportions. Pennine Magazine Vol. 5, No.5, 1984, p.20.

Listing NGR: SD9676704068

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Source: English Heritage

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