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49 and 49a, Bolton Old Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5248 / 53°31'29"N

Longitude: -2.4852 / 2°29'6"W

OS Eastings: 367932

OS Northings: 403232

OS Grid: SD679032

Mapcode National: GBR CW2P.R6

Mapcode Global: WH980.SNSP

Entry Name: 49 and 49a, Bolton Old Road

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213470

Location: Wigan, M46

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Atherton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Atherton and Hindsford

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 60 SE

(south side)

Nos. 49 and 49A


Parson's house,now partly used as a school. Built shortly
after Chowbent Chapel (q.v.) 1721. Flemish bond brick with
stone dressings and slate roof. 3-bay 2-storey central-
staircase plan. Deep projecting stone plinth, stone quoins
and stone eaves gutter brackets. Studded door with overlight
is centrally placed and has a stone lintel with rusticated
voussoirs. Obtrusive C19 bay windows obscure the ground
floor to either side. 3 closely placed first floor windows
with stone sills, keystone wedge lintels, 2 C20 casements
and a Victorian sash. Gable chimney stacks. 2 gable attic
lights (one blocked) with elliptical-arched heads. Lean-to
addition to rear which has an arched stair window. The
school which adjoins to the right is not included in this
entry. Interior: dogleg stair has a deep handrail, turned
balusters on closed string and square newel posts with plain
caps. King-post roof trusses. The parson used one room as a
school room in the C18, a use which has continued to the
present day despite C18 and C19 school buildings which were
added to increase its accommodation.

Listing NGR: SD6793203232

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

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