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Building at Former Arcon Engineering Approximately 40 Metres North-East of Walsuches House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horwich, Bolton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6019 / 53°36'6"N

Longitude: -2.5257 / 2°31'32"W

OS Eastings: 365311

OS Northings: 411830

OS Grid: SD653118

Mapcode National: GBR BVTS.0K

Mapcode Global: WH97M.5QKL

Entry Name: Building at Former Arcon Engineering Approximately 40 Metres North-East of Walsuches House

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210500

Location: Horwich, Bolton, BL6

County: Bolton

Civil Parish: Horwich

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Horwich Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/06/17


SD 61 SE,
4/19

HORWICH,
CHORLEY OLD ROAD (north side),
Building at Former Arcon Engineering approx. 40m north-east of Wallsuches House (q.v.)

G.V.

II

Former factory building. Late C18. For Wallsuches Bleach Works.
Dressed stone with quoins and slate roof. Two storeys, seven
bays, the 6th and 7th bays project and are roofless (when surveyed).
Windows have narrow lintels and casements, those to 1st
floor with small panes, one ground-floor window is blocked.
Large round-headed archways to 2nd and 6th/7th bays.
Octagonal-faced clock in gabled dormer between 2nd and 3rd
bays.

Wallsuches Bleach Works, founded 1775, was one of the
first chemical bleach works in the country. A rare and early
example of a bleach works building.


Listing NGR: SD6531111830

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