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Latitude: 53.6019 / 53°36'6"N
Longitude: -2.5257 / 2°31'32"W
OS Eastings: 365311
OS Northings: 411830
OS Grid: SD653118
Mapcode National: GBR BVTS.0K
Mapcode Global: WH97M.5QKL
Plus Code: 9C5VJF2F+QP
Entry Name: Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 40 metres north east of Wallsuches House
Listing Date: 19 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162171
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210500
Location: Horwich, Bolton, BL6
Civil Parish: Horwich
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Horwich Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/02/2019
SD 61 SE
Mill View Road
Nos 20, 22-24 and 34-38, Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 40 metres north east of Wallsuches House
(Formerly listed as Building at Arcon Engineering approximately 40 metres north east of Wallsuches House (q.v.) CHORLEY OLD ROAD)
Former factory building. Late C18. For Wallsuches Bleach Works. Dressed stone with quoins and slate roof. Two storeys, seven bays, the sixth and seventh bays project and are roofless (when surveyed). Windows have narrow lintels and casements, those to first floor with small panes, one ground-floor window is blocked. Large round-headed archways to second and sixth/seventh bays. Octagonal-faced clock in gabled dormer between second and third bays.
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: SD6531111830
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