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Building at Arcon Engineering Approximately 40 Metres North East of Walsuches House, Horwich

Description: Building at Arcon Engineering Approximately 40 Metres North East of Walsuches House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 210500

OS Grid Reference: SD6531111830
OS Grid Coordinates: 365311, 411830
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6019, -2.5257

Location: Wallsuches, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6PY

Locality: Horwich
County: Bolton
Country: England
Postcode: BL6 6PY

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Listing Text

SD 61 SE (north side)

4/19 Building at Arcon
approx. 40m
north-east of
Walsuches House

Factory building. Late C18. For Walsuches Bleach Works.
Dressed stone with quoins and slate roof. 2 storeys, 7
bays, the 6th and 7th bays project and are roofless.
Windows have narrow lintels and casements, those to 1st
floor with small panes, one ground floor window is blocked.
Large round-headed archways to 2nd and 6th/7th bays.
Octagonal-faced clock in gabled dormer between 2nd and 3rd
bays. Walsuches Bleach Works, founded 1775, was one of the
1st chemical bleach works in the country. A rare and early
example of a bleach works building.

Listing NGR: SD6531111830

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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