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Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 30 metres north east of Wallsuches House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bolton, Bolton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6018 / 53°36'6"N

Longitude: -2.5261 / 2°31'33"W

OS Eastings: 365285

OS Northings: 411820

OS Grid: SD652118

Mapcode National: GBR BVSS.XL

Mapcode Global: WH97M.5QCN

Plus Code: 9C5VJF2F+PH

Entry Name: Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 30 metres north east of Wallsuches House

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210501

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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Description

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/06/2017

SD 61 SE
4/20

HORWICH
Mill View
No 26, Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 30 metres north east of Wallsuches House

(Formerly listed as Building at Arcon Engineering approximately 30m north east of Walsuches House, CHORLEY OLD ROAD)

GV
II
Former factory building. Late C18 and early C19. For Wallsuches Bleach Works. Dressed stone and brick with hipped slate roof. Two storeys, five bays, the second and fourth bays break forward. First storey of brick; top frieze and cornice. Windows have narrow lintels and are sashed with glazing bars, but window to second bay of first floor is blind. Round-headed entrances with imposts and keys to second and fourth bays; that to second bay is blocked, that to fourth bay has doorcase and fanlight, C20 door. 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: SD6528511820

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