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Alder Mill Office, Including Entrance Gate to West, Leigh

Description: Alder Mill Office, Including Entrance Gate to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 213495

OS Grid Reference: SJ6698599655
OS Grid Coordinates: 366985, 399655
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4926, -2.4991

Location: Clyde Street, Leigh WN7 2AU

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 2AU

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Listing Text

SD 69 NE
6/27 Alder Mill
entrance gate
18/11/81 to west
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

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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