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ALDER MILL OFFICE, INCLUDING ENTRANCE GATE TO WEST

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: ALDER MILL OFFICE, INCLUDING ENTRANCE GATE TO WEST

List entry Number: 1309364

Location

ALDER MILL OFFICE, INCLUDING ENTRANCE GATE TO WEST, CLYDE STREET

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Nov-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213495

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEIGH CLYDE STREET SD 69 NE 6/27 Alder Mill Office, including entrance gate 18/11/81 to west II Office wing of former Alder Mill (now demolished). 1907. Henthorn Scott. Brick with terracotta dressings. 8 x 4 bays with 1 storey. Red brick with blue brick plinth, yellow brick bands and yellow terracotta dressings. Window openings with cambered brick arches and keystones which rise above a cornice to be terminated as capped features above the parapet which is characteristic of Scott's work. On the front side only is a series of 3-light blind mullioned openings above the cornice. Door to left with fanlight and archivolt. Above it rises an octagonal corner feature with cupola set back behind a parapet which echoed that of the mill water-tower. Other elevations use a similar architectural vocabulary. Elaborate cast-iron gates and piers with moulded Art Nouveau decoration. Interior includes decorated panelling, stained glass, Art Nouveau tiling and highly enriched cast-iron wash-basin stands in a modified Adam style.

Listing NGR: SJ6698599655

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National Grid Reference: SJ 66985 99655

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