1 3 5 7 9 11 AND 13, HIGGINSON STREET


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


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

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

Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 66389 00117


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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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: 16 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03284/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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