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Latitude: 53.5301 / 53°31'48"N
Longitude: -2.0597 / 2°3'35"W
OS Eastings: 396136
OS Northings: 403722
OS Grid: SD961037
Mapcode National: GBR GW1M.V8
Mapcode Global: WHB9C.BJDK
Entry Name: High Knowls
Listing Date: 23 January 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201678
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388912
Location: Oldham, OL4
Electoral Ward/Division: Saddleworth West and Lees
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Leesfield St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD90SE LANE HEAD ROAD
780-1/4/52 (East side)
23/01/73 1-7 (odd) High Knowls
Row of 4 cottages, later C18 - early C19, built in 3 phases.
Roughly coursed and squared stone, with Welsh slate roofs.
2-3 storeys, with basement storey below western gable.
Original building comprises 2 cottages, each a deep
single-unit, double-depth plan, with doorways to right.
Left-hand unit (1) has 3-light mullioned window to ground
floor, 6-light mullioned window above, some of the lights now
blocked, and 4-lights to upper storey.
Right-hand unit (3) has mullioned windows originally of 4 and
6 lights, but some now blocked. All mullions square cut, in
plain stone architraves. Each cottage has end wall stacks,
with additional stack on rebuilt western gable of No.1.
This original building was extended by the addition of a
further single-unit double-depth plan cottage to the right
(No.5), in front of which was also added another single-unit
Entrance to the third unit against gable wall of original
building with new window over.
Windows renewed in original openings in gable of No.7, which
has doorway to left, and renewed window alongside in its front
North elevation follows similar configuration, with doorways
and windows renewed, probably in original openings.
Listing NGR: SD9613603722
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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