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Latitude: 53.4948 / 53°29'41"N
Longitude: -1.558 / 1°33'28"W
OS Eastings: 429420
OS Northings: 399882
OS Grid: SK294998
Mapcode National: GBR KXK0.HX
Mapcode Global: WHCBY.1FC4
Plus Code: 9C5WFCVR+WR
Entry Name: Top Forge Cottage
Listing Date: 12 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1233963
English Heritage Legacy ID: 409585
Location: Hunshelf, Barnsley, S35
Civil Parish: Hunshelf
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thurgoland Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
Tagged with: Cottage
SK 29 NE
Top Forge Cottage
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: SK2942099882
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