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Harwood Lodge, Bolton

Description: Harwood Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 210560

OS Grid Reference: SD7504011118
OS Grid Coordinates: 375040, 411118
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5960, -2.3786

Location: Stitch-mi-Lane, Bolton BL2 4JA

Locality: Bolton
County: Bolton
Country: England
Postcode: BL2 4JA

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Listing Text

SD 71 SE (south east side)

6/80 Harwood Lodge
- II

House, now 2 houses. C17, extended 1756 (dated keystone)
and altered mid C19. Brick with stone dressings and base,
stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 bays, the 1st bays higher,
the 2nd bay is canted, 5th bay is projecting 2-storey gabled
porch; the 1st, 2nd and 7th bays are later extensions. 1st
2 bays have cornice and balustrades; quoins. 3rd to 7th
bays have single-chamfered-mullioned windows with label
moulds, the ground floor windows mostly of 3 lights, but the
4th bay has 5-light window and 6th bay has French window.
The 1st floor has 2-light windows in gabled half-dormers
with plain bargeboards; the porch has 3-light window with
sundial above. All except the porch window are probably
C19. The 1st 2 bays have windows with gauged brick flat
arches, those to ground floor with keys, the key to central
window of canted bay inscribed: "R E/1756" (not in original
place). Most of these windows are sashed, those to 1st
floor with glazing bars. Left return has rusticated stone
porch with elliptical-arched opening and pedimented doorcase
and fanlight with glazing bars. To left a 2-storey bowed
bay with balustrade. 3 cross-axial stacks with diagonal
shafts. The home of 1st Lord Leverhulme's parents, 1873-
93, it is said that plans and experiments for Sunlight soap
manufacture took place here.

Listing NGR: SD7504011118

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Source: English Heritage

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