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Alder Mill Office, Including Entrance Gate to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4926 / 53°29'33"N

Longitude: -2.4991 / 2°29'56"W

OS Eastings: 366985

OS Northings: 399655

OS Grid: SJ669996

Mapcode National: GBR BXZ1.RR

Mapcode Global: WH986.LG5W

Entry Name: Alder Mill Office, Including Entrance Gate to West

Listing Date: 18 November 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213495

Location: Wigan, WN7

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh South

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bedford St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 69 NE
6/27 Alder Mill
entrance gate
18/11/81 to west
Office wing of former Alder Mill (now demolished). 1907.
Henthorn Scott. Brick with terracotta dressings. 8 x 4 bays
with 1 storey. Red brick with blue brick plinth, yellow
brick bands and yellow terracotta dressings. Window openings
with cambered brick arches and keystones which rise above a
cornice to be terminated as capped features above the
parapet which is characteristic of Scott's work. On the
front side only is a series of 3-light blind mullioned
openings above the cornice. Door to left with fanlight and
archivolt. Above it rises an octagonal corner feature with
cupola set back behind a parapet which echoed that of the
mill water-tower. Other elevations use a similar
architectural vocabulary. Elaborate cast-iron gates and
piers with moulded Art Nouveau decoration. Interior includes
decorated panelling, stained glass, Art Nouveau tiling and
highly enriched cast-iron wash-basin stands in a modified
Adam style.

Listing NGR: SJ6698599655

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