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Former Canal Warehouse, Leigh

Description: Former Canal Warehouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 213491

OS Grid Reference: SJ6548399865
OS Grid Coordinates: 365483, 399865
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4944, -2.5217

Location: Canal Street, Leigh WN7 4DB

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 4DB

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Listing Text

SD 69 NE
Former Canal
Canal warehouse, now warehousing. Late C18 stone-built
warehouse with late C19 brick-built addition. Graduated
stone slate and slate roofs respectively. 4-bay 2-storey C18
warehouse and 5-bay 3-storey C19 warehouse. The former has
loading doors on each foor in bay 3 (front and rear) with
segmental arches (one of which has been replaced by a steel
joist). Bays 2 and 3 have 3-light flat-faced stone mullion
windows on each floor (front and rear) and bay 1 a canted 2-
storey bay window. Ridge chimney stack. The later warehouse
is considerably deeper and taller having four 16-pane
casement windows with segmental brick arches on each floor
and central loading doors with blue brick dressings and a
gable above the eaves. The eaves have dentilled brick
detailing. Coped gables. Similar elevation to rear but with
a large projecting canopy over the loading doors. An
interesting juxtaposition of C18 and C19 industrial

Listing NGR: SJ6548399865

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Source: English Heritage

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