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Latitude: 53.6015 / 53°36'5"N
Longitude: -2.5251 / 2°31'30"W
OS Eastings: 365347
OS Northings: 411786
OS Grid: SD653117
Mapcode National: GBR BVTS.3P
Mapcode Global: WH97M.5QTW
Entry Name: Building at Former Arcon Engineering Approximately 60 Metres East of Wallsuches House
Listing Date: 19 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309760
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210502
Location: Horwich, Bolton, BL6
Civil Parish: Horwich
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Horwich Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/06/2017
SD 61 SE,
CHORLEY OLD ROAD (north side),
Building at Former Arcon Engineering approx. 60m east of Wallsuches House (q.v.)
Former factory building. Late C18. Dressed stone with hipped slate
roof. Two storeys, west facade of three bays, north and south
facades approx. 25m long with later extensions to east.
West facade has rusticated ground floor and 1st floor sill
band. Two ashlar panels flank round-headed window with
imposts and keys, probably originally entrance, now with
small-paned casement. Round-headed windows to 1st floor
with keys and small-paned glazing, the central window blind.
Open timber bell turret with pyramidal roof. North and
south facades of irregular bays with small windows and later
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: SD6534711786
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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