Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 30 metres north east of Wallsuches House


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Statutory Address:
26, Mill View Lane, Horwich, BL6 6TL


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Statutory Address:
26, Mill View Lane, Horwich, BL6 6TL

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Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 65285 11820


This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/06/2017

SD 61 SE 4/20

HORWICH Mill View No 26, Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 30 metres north east of Wallsuches House

(Formerly listed as Building at Arcon Engineering approximately 30m north east of Walsuches House, CHORLEY OLD ROAD)

GV II Former factory building. Late C18 and early C19. For Wallsuches Bleach Works. Dressed stone and brick with hipped slate roof. Two storeys, five bays, the second and fourth bays break forward. First storey of brick; top frieze and cornice. Windows have narrow lintels and are sashed with glazing bars, but window to second bay of first floor is blind. Round-headed entrances with imposts and keys to second and fourth bays; that to second bay is blocked, that to fourth bay has doorcase and fanlight, C20 door. Wallsuches Bleach Works, founded 1775, was one of the first chemical bleach works in the country. A rare and early example of a bleach works building.

Listing NGR: SD6528511820


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

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Date: 06 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/00900/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H Swain. Source Historic England Archive
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