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Barrowdean House

A Grade II Listed Building in Smithills, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.5994 / 53°35'57"N

Longitude: -2.4717 / 2°28'18"W

OS Eastings: 368881

OS Northings: 411524

OS Grid: SD688115

Mapcode National: GBR CV5T.PG

Mapcode Global: WH97N.0S9J

Entry Name: Barrowdean House

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475888

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Smithills

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Halliwell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/02/2018


BAZLEY STREET (South side)
Barrowdene House

(Formerly listed as Barrowdean House, previously listed as: BAZLEY STREET Deane Mills Institute)


Village institute, later a laundry and now subdivided as dwellings.1846. Ashlar.

EXTERIOR: Two storeys, eleven-window range articulated as two-seven-two bays. Pedimented shallow wings project from centre of each return, originally forming entrances. First floor is principal storey, with tall round-arched windows, the lower windows rectangular (and some now enlarged as doorways), all in moulded stone architraves. Moulded stone cornice and pedimented gables (the upper gable embattled).

INTERIOR: not inspected.

The educational institute and library was built by Thomas Bazley to serve the model village of Barrow Bridge, established c1830 for workers at the nearby Dean mills. The village provided housing for some 300 of the workforce, and there were also a canteen, bakery, baths and co-operative shop.

Listing NGR: SD6888111524

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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