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147-191, LEIGH 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: 147-191, LEIGH ROAD

List entry Number: 1068474


147-191, LEIGH ROAD

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


District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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: 213474

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ATHERTON LEIGH ROAD SD 60 SE (north-west side) 2/6 Nos. 147 to 191 (odd) II Terrace of workers' cottages. AD 1873 on datestone. Built by Atherton Colliery. Brick with slate roof. A long row of cottages mostly of 1 bay and 2 storeys which is articulated by gabled projections. A central 3-storey half-hipped projection dominates the composition: it has 3 round arches supported on short stone columns on the ground floor, decorative brick banding, 2 pointed arch first floor windows with hoodmoulds, and 3 pointed second floor openings (now blocked) with the half gable above a decorative brick frieze. The row extends by 12 bays to either side with gabled projections at each end and mid-way. Each cottage has a door with segmental brick arch and a 3-light casement window on each floor below a similar arch. The end gabled projections have a first floor band, a blind arch above the first floor window and a decorative brick verge detail. Ridge chimney stacks with recessed brick panels. Less elaborate detailing to rear which has had many windows reduced in height.

Listing NGR: SD6662502629

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National Grid Reference: SD 66625 02629


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