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County Court

A Grade II Listed Building in St Mary's, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5425 / 53°32'33"N

Longitude: -2.1119 / 2°6'42"W

OS Eastings: 392684

OS Northings: 405102

OS Grid: SD926051

Mapcode National: GBR FWPG.LT

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.J7K2

Entry Name: County Court

Listing Date: 23 January 1973

Last Amended: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388884

Location: Oldham, OL1

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Oldham St Mary with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


OLDHAM

SD9205SE CHURCH LANE
780-1/5/22 (North side)
23/01/73 County Court
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH LANE
Probate Office. County Court)

GV II

Court house and offices. 1894. By Henry Tanner. Red brick with
white terracotta dressings and Westmorland slate roof.
2 storeys with attic, asymmetrically planned with entrance
block to left and advanced and higher main range with flanking
block to right. Entrance has shallow segmental arch with deep
moulding and paired panelled doors. 3 foiled lights above with
frieze of low relief arms and inscription, "County Court" on
heavily foliate ground. 3 plain lights above, and embattled
parapet.
Central range has five 2-light mullioned and transomed windows
to ground floor and continuous hood mould. Tall blind panels
above forming aprons to upper windows which are paired foiled
lights alternating with 3-tiered mullioned and transomed
windows cutting into two gabled dormers which have polygonal
pilasters terminating as finials, and a central chamfered
finial.
Additional doorway in right-hand block with paired foiled
lights along side and oriel over with central moulded pilaster
buttress springing from dog corbel. Small service windows
beyond. Steep hipped roof with vents.
Original construction intended to be fireproof, with glazed
brick interior wall linings etc.


Listing NGR: SD9268405102

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

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