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Two Cottages Adjoining and to South of Wortley Top Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunshelf, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.4946 / 53°29'40"N

Longitude: -1.5576 / 1°33'27"W

OS Eastings: 429445

OS Northings: 399856

OS Grid: SK294998

Mapcode National: GBR KXK1.K0

Mapcode Global: WHCBY.1FKB

Entry Name: Two Cottages Adjoining and to South of Wortley Top Forge

Listing Date: 28 May 1970

Last Amended: 21 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333830

Location: Hunshelf, Barnsley, S35

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Hunshelf

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurgoland Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(east side),
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

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