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147-191, Leigh Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherleigh, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5193 / 53°31'9"N

Longitude: -2.5048 / 2°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 366625

OS Northings: 402629

OS Grid: SD666026

Mapcode National: GBR BWYR.H5

Mapcode Global: WH980.HSGX

Entry Name: 147-191, Leigh Road

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213474

Location: Wigan, M46

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Atherleigh

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Howe Bridge St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

ATHERTON LEIGH ROAD
SD 60 SE
(north-west side)
2/6 Nos. 147 to 191
(odd)
II
Terrace of workers' cottages. AD 1873 on datestone. Built by
Atherton Colliery. Brick with slate roof. A long row of
cottages mostly of 1 bay and 2 storeys which is articulated
by gabled projections. A central 3-storey half-hipped
projection dominates the composition: it has 3 round arches
supported on short stone columns on the ground floor,
decorative brick banding, 2 pointed arch first floor windows
with hoodmoulds, and 3 pointed second floor openings (now
blocked) with the half gable above a decorative brick
frieze. The row extends by 12 bays to either side with
gabled projections at each end and mid-way. Each cottage has
a door with segmental brick arch and a 3-light casement
window on each floor below a similar arch. The end gabled
projections have a first floor band, a blind arch above the
first floor window and a decorative brick verge detail.
Ridge chimney stacks with recessed brick panels. Less
elaborate detailing to rear which has had many windows
reduced in height.


Listing NGR: SD6662502629

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