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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.


List entry Number: 1287182



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: 30-Mar-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 403038

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ORRELL ORRELL ROAD SD 50 SW (north side) 4/101 Nos. 166 and 168 30.3.66 (The Nunnery) G.V. II 2 houses. Early C19. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings, felted roof, possibly stone slate. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bays. Base, quoins, cornice and coped gables, that to left with ball finials. Windows have plain surrounds and are sashed with glazing bars; but 2nd bay of ground floor has paired windows with single-bar sashes. 3 gabled roof dormers with small-paned round-headed lights and side lights. Round-headed recess to right of 1st floor window to 3rd bay. Round-headed entrance to 4th bay has fanlight with glazing bars and paired half-glazed doors. 5 cross-axial stacks. Hexagonal cupola on Tuscan columns to right-hand end. Left return has round-headed entrance and stair window. Right return has blocked large elliptical-headed entrance; sashed window and windows with horizontally- sliding sashes to 1st floor. Top clock face with flanking lozenge vents. Rear similar; dormers with horizontaly sliding sashes. Believed to be school run by nuns from The Mount (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5373205011

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National Grid Reference: SD 53732 05011


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