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Windy Nook

A Grade II Listed Building in Lees, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5333 / 53°31'59"N

Longitude: -2.0502 / 2°3'0"W

OS Eastings: 396767

OS Northings: 404068

OS Grid: SD967040

Mapcode National: GBR GW3L.X4

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.GGX5

Plus Code: 9C5VGWMX+8W

Entry Name: Windy Nook

Listing Date: 19 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212349

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL4

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Lees

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Lydgate St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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SD 90 SE,

THORNLEY LANE (south side)

No. 1 (Windy Nook)




House and cottage. "HS 1648" (Henry Shaw) on door lintel the
cottage being added in late C17 or early C18. Squared rubble
with graduated stone slate roof and brick stack. 2-unit
former baffle-entry plan with two storeys and the 1-bay
cottage added to right. Projecting plinth. Door to right
with basket-headed lintel and chamfered surround. The front
is otherwise blind but for a C20 window. The rear has a 2-
light (fire-window) 4-light and 3-light window (each with one
or two mullions removed) on the ground floor and two 3-light
windows on the first floor. All windows are double-chamfered
with cavetto-moulded mullions. Flat-faced and double-
chamfered mullion windows to gable one of which has been
turned into a door. Ridge chimney stack. The cottage has
double-chamfered mullion windows to front and rear, the
front partly obscured by a later lean-to; the rear with a
mullion removed. INTERIOR: beam pattern gives evidence of
former inglenook fireplace. Tie-beam roof truss of massive

Pennine Magazine Vol. 5, No.5, 1984, p.20.

Listing NGR: SD9676704068

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