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WORKSHOP BUILDING IMMEDIATELY TO EAST OF HARTFORD WORKS

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.

Name: WORKSHOP BUILDING IMMEDIATELY TO EAST OF HARTFORD WORKS

List entry Number: 1201684

Location

WORKSHOP BUILDING IMMEDIATELY TO EAST OF HARTFORD WORKS, PARSONS STREET

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

County:

District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Apr-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388925

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

OLDHAM

SD90SW PARSONS STREET (OFF) 780-1/3/61 (North side) 20/04/88 Workshop building immediately to east of Hartford Works

GV II

Workshops now partially occupied as industrial units. c1870. Brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate and corrugated asbestos roof. 3 storeys, 16-window range. Central entrance in east elevation in rusticated stone segmental arch with entablature. Some additional doors in former windows to ground floor. Windows throughout have round-arched gauged brick heads with stone keys and springers, and stone sills. Mostly fixed light casements with glazing bars. Some alterations to glazing, and lowering of sills in upper storey. Brick modillion eaves course and stone cornice. Pedimented gable returns, with oculus in south gable. Right-hand section of building has deeper plan, with flat ridge surmounted by seven gabled roof lights. The building was probably built to service the Oxford Mill (now Hartford Works, Suthers Street, q.v.) and taken over by Platt Bros. c1900, when it was used as tool-fitting workshops. (Gurr, D. and Hunt, J.: The Cotton Mills of Oldham: Oldham: 1985-).

Listing NGR: SD9142104684

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gurr, Duncan, Hunt, , The Cotton Mills of Oldham, (1989)

National Grid Reference: SD 91421 04684

Map

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