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Workshop Building Immediately to East of Hartford Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Werneth, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5387 / 53°32'19"N

Longitude: -2.1309 / 2°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 391421

OS Northings: 404684

OS Grid: SD914046

Mapcode National: GBR FWKJ.G5

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.79JZ

Entry Name: Workshop Building Immediately to East of Hartford Works

Listing Date: 20 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201684

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388925

Location: Oldham, OL9

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Werneth

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Chadderton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


780-1/3/61 (North side)
20/04/88 Workshop building immediately to
east of Hartford Works


Workshops now partially occupied as industrial units. c1870.
Brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate and corrugated
asbestos roof. 3 storeys, 16-window range. Central entrance in
east elevation in rusticated stone segmental arch with
entablature. Some additional doors in former windows to ground
floor. Windows throughout have round-arched gauged brick heads
with stone keys and springers, and stone sills. Mostly fixed
light casements with glazing bars. Some alterations to
glazing, and lowering of sills in upper storey. Brick
modillion eaves course and stone cornice. Pedimented gable
returns, with oculus in south gable. Right-hand section of
building has deeper plan, with flat ridge surmounted by seven
gabled roof lights. The building was probably built to service
the Oxford Mill (now Hartford Works, Suthers Street, q.v.) and
taken over by Platt Bros. c1900, when it was used as
tool-fitting workshops.
(Gurr, D. and Hunt, J.: The Cotton Mills of Oldham: Oldham:

Listing NGR: SD9142104684

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