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1 3 5 7 9 11 and 13, Higginson Street, Leigh

Description: 1 3 5 7 9 11 and 13, Higginson Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 213536

OS Grid Reference: SD6638900117
OS Grid Coordinates: 366389, 400117
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4967, -2.5081

Location: 13 Higginson Street, Leigh WN7 2RL

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-
SD 60 SE
2/75 Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7,
9, 11, & 13
Terrace of houses, formerly silk mill workers' cottages. C1840.
Brick in English garden wall bond; graduated slate hipped roof.
Single-bay double-depth plan, except No.1 which is double-fronted.
2 storeys. 8 ridge stacks, top corner removed front: all windows
with stone sills and painted lintels, and (with exception of No.9)
with 12-pane hornless sashes; doorways with round-headed arches, all
(except No.9) with boarded doors and ceiled tympana. Despite renewed
joinery, No.9 retains its window and door openings intact. Rear:
windows with elliptical arches, no extensions. Privy blocks survive
with curtilage walling intact. Internal fittings are understood to
survive in some of the houses. A rare survival of relatively
unaltered industrial workers' housing.

Listing NGR: SD6638900117

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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