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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
Entry Name: The Holden Smithy
Listing Date: 3 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164379
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212309
Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3
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
SADDLEWORTH SPURN LANE
SD 90 NE (east side)
3/285 No. 23
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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