Description: Two Cottages Adjoining and to South of Wortley Top Forge
Date Listed: 28 May 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 333830
OS Grid Reference: SK2944599856
OS Grid Coordinates: 429445, 399856
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4946, -1.5576
SK29NE HUNSHELF COTE LANE
11/50 Two cottages adjoining and
to south of Wortley Top
Forge (formerly listed as
28.5.70 The Cottages, Top Forge,
Two cottages. Early C18, wing late C18. Coursed rubble stone, brick wing,
Welsh slate to upper roof, stone slate to lower roof. Single-cell cottages,
that to right with rear wing, giving L-shape. Two storeys, one 1st-floor window
each. Left cottage has two 2-light double-chamfered windows to ground floor
and one to 1st floor (mullions removed), plus a further blocked light. Straight
joint with quoins to right between cottages. Right cottage has a single-light
window to each floor and a slender light to far right at intermediate level.
Beyond this is the forge building (q.v.). Two brick stacks. Rear: the brick
wing is to the left. The main part has a later central door and two bays of
4-pane sashes in plain surrounds. Right return: single-storey rubble-walled
lean-to addition. Blocked 1st-floor window, and blocked 2-light double-chamfered
window in gable apex.
Interior: moulded beams to ground floor.
M. P. Johnson and P. Worrall, Top Forge Wortley, undated official guidebook.
Listing NGR: SK2944599856
Source: English Heritage
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