2-16 Eleanor Street
- 17 Oct 2000
- 2-16 Eleanor Street, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 8RZ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD7212SW ELEANOR STREET 797-1/6/84 (West side) 26/04/74 Nos.2-16 (Even)
Terrace of 8 houses. c1830-40. Coursed and squared stone with hipped slate roof. EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 2 storeys, 8-window range with advanced and pedimented central section (3-2-3), comprising 8 single unit, double pile plan dwellings. Round arched windows in pediment, the rest have flat arched painted stone heads, the original 4-pane sashes largely renewed. Plain architraves to doorways.
End wall stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected. The terrace forms part of a model factory community established by the Ashworth family of New Eagley Mill between 1835 and 1855 (see Ashworth Lane and Hugh Lupus Street, qv).
The terrace was originally built as a row of back-to back dwellings, but was converted c1900. (Smalley PJ: A Study of Model Villages (Manchester Polytechnic dissertation): 1983-; Boyson R: The Ashworth Cotton Enterprise: Oxford: 1970-).
Listing NGR: SD7213512139
© 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
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