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Latitude: 53.4942 / 53°29'39"N
Longitude: -2.5193 / 2°31'9"W
OS Eastings: 365643
OS Northings: 399850
OS Grid: SJ656998
Mapcode National: GBR BXV1.C4
Mapcode Global: WH986.8FKL
Entry Name: 5, Wilds Passage
Listing Date: 29 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068450
English Heritage Legacy ID: 213529
Location: Wigan, WN7
Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh East
Built-Up Area: Atherton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Leigh St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
LEIGH WILD'S PASSAGE
SJ 69 NE
Weaver's house and topshop. c 1800, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, stone
slate roof. 3 storeys, 2 bays; double depth plan. Central 6-panelled door and
overlight with radial glazing bars in wooden doorcase having ribbed pilasters.
Flanking window openings have projecting stone sills and wedge lintels. 1st and 2nd
floor windows are similar; those to 1st floor have remains of sashes. Truncated
brick end stacks to front roof slope and to rear-right slope.
Rear: altered fenestration; part of 2nd-floor walling removed at time of survey.
Interior not inspected but said to have internal staircase leading directly to the
top floor which is a single space that is likely to have been a weaving shop
associated either with the cotton or short-lived silk industry in Leigh. If so it
is believed to be the only specialised weaving premises surviving in the Wigan area.
Listing NGR: SJ6564399850
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