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Top Forge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunshelf, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4947 / 53°29'41"N

Longitude: -1.5576 / 1°33'27"W

OS Eastings: 429447

OS Northings: 399871

OS Grid: SK294998

Mapcode National: GBR KXK0.LY

Mapcode Global: WHCBY.1FK6

Entry Name: Top Forge Cottage

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409585

Location: Hunshelf, Barnsley, S35

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Hunshelf

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurgoland Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK 29 NE HUNSHELF FORGE LANE
11/51A Top Forge Cottage

II


Office, now cottage. Late C18 with C19 alterations. Coursed rubble and ashlar
with slate roofs. A lateral and a gabled wall stack. Single storey plus attic.
3 bay front with central C20 glazed door reached up 5 steps. To the left a
single glazing bar sash, with to the left again another single glazing bar sash
set in the projecting angle facade, both these windows are linked by a continuous
cill band. To the right a tripartite plain sash. Above over the central door
a 4 light casement in a gabled dormer. This building is the former office to
Wortley Top Forge, and it is situated within the context of this scheduled ancient monument. It is one of only 3 surviving water-powered hammer forges in the UK.


Listing NGR: SK2944799871

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

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