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High Knowls

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth West and Lees, Oldham

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388912

Location: Oldham, OL4

County: Oldham

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

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Listing Text


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
cottage (No.7).
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

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