- 3 Aug 2000
- Spinners Hall, St Georges Hall, Bolton, Greater Manchester
- Photograph (Digital)
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD7109NW ST GEORGE'S ROAD 797-1/13/198 (South side) Spinners Hall
Spinners' hall, now in commercial use. 1911. Potts and Hemmings of Manchester, Oldham and Bolton, architects, for the Operative Cotton Spinners. Brick with stone dressings. EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 2 and 3 storeys, 10-window range. Baroque style. Loosely symmetrical with central entrance surmounted by tower. 3-window entrance range, with central round arched doorway, the panelled pilasters carrying balustraded balconette on scrolled brackets. 2-light mullioned and transomed windows each side and above, with triangular pediment to upper window set in raised panel with angle quoins. Flanking tripartite windows to first floor, in stone panels. Balustraded parapet. Tower rises from the centre, stone, with angle pilasters and round headed arch with stressed keystone in each face, with stepped blocking course and shallow dome above. Slightly advanced outer 3-window ranges with segmentally pedimented heads. Arcaded windows to ground floor, with stilted arched heads to left hand range, segmentally arched to right. Giant pilasters and engaged columns articulate the upper storey, which has full-height segmentally arched windows in left hand range, and is divided into 2 storeys to right. Cartouche in raised stone panel beneath the pediment. Additional single-window range to the left, with round-arched side doorway and round arched window between pilasters above.
3-window return to Duke Street, with central round-arched entrance, with round-arched window beneath pediment, between pilasters which terminate as pinnacles to parapet above, and expressed chimnney corbelled out to its left. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD7148009523
© Mr David H Swain. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Swain, David H
Rights Holder: Swain, David H
Brick, Stone, 20th Century Cotton Exchange, Commercial, Exchange, Commercial Office