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Wharf Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Uppermill, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5382 / 53°32'17"N

Longitude: -2.0136 / 2°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 399196

OS Northings: 404618

OS Grid: SD991046

Mapcode National: GBR GWCJ.VC

Mapcode Global: WHB9D.1BFC

Entry Name: Wharf Cottages

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212046

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Uppermill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Friezeland Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SADDLEWORTH CHEW VALLEY
SD 90 SE ROAD
(south-west
side)
5/38 Nos. 2, 4 and
6 Wharf
- Cottages
- II
3 houses. Mid/late C18 and mid C19 but incorporating a house
of early C18. Watershot hammer-dressed stone with graduated
stone slate roof. Double-depth houses with a total of 4 bays
and 3 storeys. Bays 2 and 3 incorporate the early house
which has stone quoins, square-cut door surrounds and 4 and
6-light stone mullion windows; some flat-faced, some
recessed flat-faced and one (the earliest) double-chamfered.
The second floor was added in late C18/early C19 after the
construction of bay 1 (No. 6). Bay 1 has a square-cut door
surround to left and each floor has a 5, 6, or 7-light
recessed chamfered mullion window with king mullion and
several mullions removed. Bay 4, of mid C19, has a window on
each floor, an eaves cornice and is higher than the other
bays. It is now part of No.2. Ridge chimney stacks rebuilt
in brick.


Listing NGR: SD9919604618

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