49 AND 49A, BOLTON OLD ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068471

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: 49 AND 49A, BOLTON OLD ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 49 AND 49A, BOLTON OLD ROAD

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: SD6793203232

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History

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Details

SD 60 SE 2/2

ATHERTON BOLTON OLD ROAD (south side)

Nos. 49 and 49A G.V. II

Parson's house,now partly used as a school. Built shortly after Chowbent Chapel (q.v.) 1721. Flemish bond brick with stone dressings and slate roof. 3-bay 2-storey central- staircase plan. Deep projecting stone plinth, stone quoins and stone eaves gutter brackets. Studded door with overlight is centrally placed and has a stone lintel with rusticated voussoirs. Obtrusive C19 bay windows obscure the ground floor to either side. 3 closely placed first floor windows with stone sills, keystone wedge lintels, 2 C20 casements and a Victorian sash. Gable chimney stacks. 2 gable attic lights (one blocked) with elliptical-arched heads. Lean-to addition to rear which has an arched stair window. The school which adjoins to the right is not included in this entry. Interior: dogleg stair has a deep handrail, turned balusters on closed string and square newel posts with plain caps. King-post roof trusses. The parson used one room as a school room in the C18, a use which has continued to the present day despite C18 and C19 school buildings which were added to increase its accommodation.

Listing NGR: SD6793203232

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 213470

Legacy System: LBS

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