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1 3 5 7 9 11 AND 13, HIGGINSON STREET

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: 1 3 5 7 9 11 AND 13, HIGGINSON STREET

List entry Number: 1068453

Location

1 3 5 7 9 11 AND 13, HIGGINSON STREET

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213536

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

The following building shall be added:- LEIGH HIGGINSON STREET SD 60 SE 2/75 Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, & 13 II Terrace of houses, formerly silk mill workers' cottages. C1840. Brick in English garden wall bond; graduated slate hipped roof. Single-bay double-depth plan, except No.1 which is double-fronted. 2 storeys. 8 ridge stacks, top corner removed front: all windows with stone sills and painted lintels, and (with exception of No.9) with 12-pane hornless sashes; doorways with round-headed arches, all (except No.9) with boarded doors and ceiled tympana. Despite renewed joinery, No.9 retains its window and door openings intact. Rear: windows with elliptical arches, no extensions. Privy blocks survive with curtilage walling intact. Internal fittings are understood to survive in some of the houses. A rare survival of relatively unaltered industrial workers' housing.

Listing NGR: SD6638900117

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National Grid Reference: SD 66389 00117

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