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Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 60 metres east of Wallsuches House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bolton, Bolton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6015 / 53°36'5"N

Longitude: -2.5251 / 2°31'30"W

OS Eastings: 365347

OS Northings: 411786

OS Grid: SD653117

Mapcode National: GBR BVTS.3P

Mapcode Global: WH97M.5QTW

Plus Code: 9C5VJF2F+HX

Entry Name: Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 60 metres east of Wallsuches House

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210502

Location: Horwich, Bolton, BL6

County: Bolton

Civil Parish: Horwich

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Horwich Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Description

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/06/2017

SD 61 SE
4/21

HORWICH
Mill View Lane
Nos 15-17, Building at Former Arcon Engineering approximately 60 metres east of Wallsuches House (q.v.)

(Formerly listed as Building at Arcon Engineering approximately 60 metres east of Wallsuches House (q.v.), CHORLEY OLD ROAD)

GV
II
Former factory building. Late C18. Dressed stone with hipped slate roof. Two storeys, west facade of three bays, north and south facades approximately 25 metres long with later extensions to east.West facade has rusticated ground floor and first floor sill band. Two ashlar panels flank round-headed window with imposts and keys, probably originally entrance, now with small-paned casement. Round-headed windows to first floor with keys and small-paned glazing, the central window blind. Open timber bell turret with pyramidal roof. North and south facades of irregular bays with small windows and later entrances.

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: SD6534711786

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