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Wool Wall at Se 003 068

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5577 / 53°33'27"N

Longitude: -1.997 / 1°59'49"W

OS Eastings: 400294

OS Northings: 406783

OS Grid: SE002067

Mapcode National: GBR GWH9.FD

Mapcode Global: WHB96.9T8Z

Entry Name: Wool Wall at Se 003 068

Listing Date: 6 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461981

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Saddleworth St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SE 00 NW,

Wool wall at SE 003 068


Wool Wall. Early C19. Rubble sandstone masonry wall of drystone construction. Approx. 50 metres long and 1.7 metres high, aligned north-west/south-east, with near vertical north-east face and sloping, stepped south-west face. Unshaped coping stones, laid on edge. Wool walls were associated with the domestic production of woollen cloth, and were used for the drying of scoured or dyed Wool and scoured cloth.

Listing NGR: SE0030006800

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