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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1201678



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388912

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SD90SE LANE HEAD ROAD 780-1/4/52 (East side) 23/01/73 1-7 (odd) High Knowls


Row of 4 cottages, later C18 - early C19, built in 3 phases. Roughly coursed and squared stone, with Welsh slate roofs. 2-3 storeys, with basement storey below western gable. Original building comprises 2 cottages, each a deep single-unit, double-depth plan, with doorways to right. Left-hand unit (1) has 3-light mullioned window to ground floor, 6-light mullioned window above, some of the lights now blocked, and 4-lights to upper storey. Right-hand unit (3) has mullioned windows originally of 4 and 6 lights, but some now blocked. All mullions square cut, in plain stone architraves. Each cottage has end wall stacks, with additional stack on rebuilt western gable of No.1. This original building was extended by the addition of a further single-unit double-depth plan cottage to the right (No.5), in front of which was also added another single-unit cottage (No.7). Entrance to the third unit against gable wall of original building with new window over. Windows renewed in original openings in gable of No.7, which has doorway to left, and renewed window alongside in its front wall. North elevation follows similar configuration, with doorways and windows renewed, probably in original openings.

Listing NGR: SD9613603722

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National Grid Reference: SD 96136 03722


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