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The Holden Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Uppermill, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5636 / 53°33'48"N

Longitude: -2.0029 / 2°0'10"W

OS Eastings: 399906

OS Northings: 407440

OS Grid: SD999074

Mapcode National: GBR GWG7.58

Mapcode Global: WHB96.6PHG

Plus Code: 9C5VHX7W+CR

Entry Name: The Holden Smithy

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212309

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: Dobcross Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Tagged with: Smithy

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SD 90 NE (east side)
3/285 No. 23
(The Holden
- Smithy)
House and former smithy. 1720s but with alterations of
late C18 and C20. Hammer-dressed watershot stone with
graduated stone slate roof. 2-unit house with 2 storeys and
a 1-storey wing (former forge) to left. Projecting plinth
Quoins. 3-bay elevation with 2-light recessed chamfered
cavetto-moulded stone mullion ground floor window, similar 4
and 3-light windows on the first floor and a 2-light
recessed flat-faced stone mullion window. Blocked taking-in
door to first floor which was raised in height in late C18.
Small wing to left with C20 porch. The rear has a 2, 4 and
3-light window with cavetto-moulded mullions and a 12-light
recessed flat-faced mullion workshop window to the upper
floor. Gable has two 2-light windows and blocked attic
lights. Gable chimney stack. Bulletin of the Saddleworth
Historical Society, Vol.3, No.2, 1972.

Listing NGR: SD9990607440

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