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Former Canal Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4944 / 53°29'39"N

Longitude: -2.5217 / 2°31'18"W

OS Eastings: 365483

OS Northings: 399865

OS Grid: SJ654998

Mapcode National: GBR BXT1.V3

Mapcode Global: WH986.7FFH

Plus Code: 9C5VFFVH+P8

Entry Name: Former Canal Warehouse

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068479

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213491

Location: Wigan, WN7

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh West

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

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SD 69 NE
Former Canal
Canal warehouse, now warehousing. Late C18 stone-built
warehouse with late C19 brick-built addition. Graduated
stone slate and slate roofs respectively. 4-bay 2-storey C18
warehouse and 5-bay 3-storey C19 warehouse. The former has
loading doors on each foor in bay 3 (front and rear) with
segmental arches (one of which has been replaced by a steel
joist). Bays 2 and 3 have 3-light flat-faced stone mullion
windows on each floor (front and rear) and bay 1 a canted 2-
storey bay window. Ridge chimney stack. The later warehouse
is considerably deeper and taller having four 16-pane
casement windows with segmental brick arches on each floor
and central loading doors with blue brick dressings and a
gable above the eaves. The eaves have dentilled brick
detailing. Coped gables. Similar elevation to rear but with
a large projecting canopy over the loading doors. An
interesting juxtaposition of C18 and C19 industrial

Listing NGR: SJ6548399865

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