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49 AND 49A, BOLTON OLD ROAD

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: 49 AND 49A, BOLTON OLD ROAD

List entry Number: 1068471

Location

49 AND 49A, BOLTON OLD ROAD

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213470

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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

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National Grid Reference: SD6793203232

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