94-118, LEIGH ROAD


Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253226

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1991

Statutory Address: 94-118, LEIGH ROAD


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Statutory Address: 94-118, LEIGH ROAD

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 66608 02558


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The following building shall be added: ATHERTON LEIGH ROAD SD 60 SE (south-west side), 2/61 Howe Bridge Nos 94-118 (even) GV II Miners cottages incorporating shops and attached institute. Dated 1875; C20 alterations. For Fletcher Burrows Ltd. Red brick, graduated Welsh slate roof. Elongated range with tall, gabled, 2-storey, 2 x 5-bay institute across left end then lower 2-storey cottages having 1st floor windows in rhythm 3:2:3:2:3:1:1 and penetrated by 3 gabled projections containing shops (nos 102, 110 and 118). Institute (nos 94 and 96): plinth; brick sill bands and stone sills to transomed 3- light casements under segmental arches. Chequered floor band beneath plaque with 'ATHERTON COLLIERIES VILLAGE CLUB'; short 4-light windows to 1st floor; decorative brick band across gable containing oculus with glazing bars in dentilled surround. Truncated lateral stacks; that on right rising from short gabled projection (C20 additions to ground floor not of special interest). Left return (facing School St.): blocked, pointed-arched central doorway; bays 1 and 2 rise as a gable whilst bay 5 forms lateral stack with with date 'A/1875/D' in quatrefoil plaque. Cottages and shops: Nos 102 and 110 form gabled projections with shop doors and tall casements divided by piers beneath linked lintels, brick hoodmoulds and bands. No 102 has 2 segmentally-arched casements to 1st floor and twin slits in gable; no 110 is taller with attic window in gable. No 118 is also gabled but has side buttresses and central shop door flanked by windows beneath bracketted canopy; 3-light casement to 1st floor and 2 slits in gable. Cottages linking each gable have segmentally-arched doors and 3-light casements to each floor divided by floor band (no 96, adjoining institute, has been altered). Panelled brick ridge stacks. Included for Group Value.

Listing NGR: SD6660802558


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Legacy System number: 213546

Legacy System: LBS

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