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Gateway to Former Blind Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Werneth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5338 / 53°32'1"N

Longitude: -2.1295 / 2°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 391516

OS Northings: 404133

OS Grid: SD915041

Mapcode National: GBR FWKK.SY

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.8F7S

Entry Name: Gateway to Former Blind Workshops

Listing Date: 23 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388894

Location: Oldham, OL8

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Werneth

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Werneth St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


OLDHAM

SD9104SE FREDERICK STREET
780-1/7/31 (North East side)
23/01/73 Gateway to Former Blind Workshops

GV II

Gateway to former Blind Workshops, possibly originally to
coach-house yard of Werneth Park. c1870. Brick with stone
dressings. Wide central gateway with overarch and concave
flanking walls. Terminal piers to walls are brick with stone
bands and stepped pyramidal caps. Main gate piers also brick
with stone bands and scroll mouldings carrying stilted arch
with stone voussoirs and heavy key. Arch is surmounted by a
pediment with crest in roundel and spiked ball finial.


Listing NGR: SD9151604133

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

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