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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1977 IOE Records taken by David H Swain; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David H Swain. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Swain, David H

Rights Holder: Swain, David H


Slate, Stone, Georgian Workers Cottage, Victorian Domestic, Industrial House, House, Dwelling, Industrial, Back To Back House, Monument <By Form>, Terraced House, Back To Back Terrace, Terrace, Multiple Dwelling, Workers Village, Village, Settlement, Model Settlement

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