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Werneth Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Werneth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5346 / 53°32'4"N

Longitude: -2.132 / 2°7'55"W

OS Eastings: 391348

OS Northings: 404225

OS Grid: SD913042

Mapcode National: GBR FWKK.7N

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.7F04

Entry Name: Werneth Lodge

Listing Date: 23 January 1973

Last Amended: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388917

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


OLDHAM

SD90SW MANCHESTER ROAD
780-1/3/54 (North West side)
23/01/73 No.38
Werneth Lodge
(Formerly Listed as:
MANCHESTER
No.38
Werneth Lodge with coach house at
rear)

GV II

House. c1790, but refronted 1874. Brick with painted stone
dressings, slate hanging on gables and stone flagged roof. 2
storeys, 3-window range. Central entrance in porch which runs
between outer full-height squared bay windows. Shallow
segmentally-arched architrave with 6-panelled door. Paired
12-pane sash windows in each bay with wider sashes to first
floor, and narrow 12-pane sash over doorway. Moulded wood
eaves band. Gable end stacks. Later lower hipped roofed wing
recessed to right with inserted window to ground floor and
doorway beyond. Single-storeyed early C20 addition to right of
this. Small 2-storeyed extension to rear, with art-deco leaded
glass to windows.
INTERIOR: considerable traces of original decorative scheme
survive, together with some early C20 re-interpretations.
Entrance hall with reeded archway to stairs. Panelled doors
throughout possibly original. Gilded plaster wall panels in
northern room, plasterwork frieze and cornice. Similar frieze
in northern first floor room. Other rooms have plaster
panelled ceilings which are possibly early C20. Original
fireplaces in principal rooms removed during renovation in
1991.


Listing NGR: SD9134804225

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


OLDHAM

SD90SW MANCHESTER ROAD
780-1/3/54 (North West side)
23/01/73 No.38
Werneth Lodge
(Formerly Listed as:
MANCHESTER
No.38
Werneth Lodge with coach house at
rear)

GV II

House. c1790, but refronted 1874. Brick with painted stone
dressings, slate hanging on gables and stone flagged roof. 2
storeys, 3-window range. Central entrance in porch which runs
between outer full-height squared bay windows. Shallow
segmentally-arched architrave with 6-panelled door. Paired
12-pane sash windows in each bay with wider sashes to first
floor, and narrow 12-pane sash over doorway. Moulded wood
eaves band. Gable end stacks. Later lower hipped roofed wing
recessed to right with inserted window to ground floor and
doorway beyond. Single-storeyed early C20 addition to right of
this. Small 2-storeyed extension to rear, with art-deco leaded
glass to windows.
INTERIOR: considerable traces of original decorative scheme
survive, together with some early C20 re-interpretations.
Entrance hall with reeded archway to stairs. Panelled doors
throughout possibly original. Gilded plaster wall panels in
northern room, plasterwork frieze and cornice. Similar frieze
in northern first floor room. Other rooms have plaster
panelled ceilings which are possibly early C20. Original
fireplaces in principal rooms removed during renovation in
1991.


Listing NGR: SD9134804225

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