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Canal Cottages with Attached Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Douglas, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5409 / 53°32'27"N

Longitude: -2.638 / 2°38'16"W

OS Eastings: 357817

OS Northings: 405109

OS Grid: SD578051

Mapcode National: GBR BW0H.PD

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.G819

Plus Code: 9C5VG9R6+9R

Entry Name: Canal Cottages with Attached Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484940

Location: Douglas, Wigan, WN3

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Douglas

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St James with St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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POTTERY ROAD (South side),
Canal Cottages Nos 4 and 5, with attached boundary wall


Formerly known as: Canal House Nos 1 and 2 POTTERY ROAD.

Cottages, associated with Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Probably mid
to later C19. Brick, with slate roofs. T-plan formed by range
parallel to canal with crosswing at south end.
2 storeys, 3+1:1 windows. No.4, double-fronted and almost
symmetrical, has a square-headed doorway with overlight and
hood-mould, a sashed window above with margin panes and
similar hood-mould, flanked by tripartite sashes on both
floors all with hood-moulds (and a small inserted window to
the right of the upper left of these). No.5 continued to the
right has one similar tripartite sash on each floor, a doorway
in the angle with the wing, one window on each floor of the
re-entrant of this and one 2-light sashed window on each floor
of the gable. Shallow-pitched roofs with oversailing eaves and
verges; gable chimney at left end and ridge chimneys to both
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: the attached boundary wall to the front,
of coursed gritstone blocks with rounded coping, is
approximately 1.5m high, ramped up at the left end, and has a
gateway aligned with the front door of each cottage, each with
plain monolithic piers which have rounded tops; and to left of
the ramp a larger but similar gateway; to the left of which
the wall continues.
Forms part of interesting group with Trencherfield Mill (qv)
which towers above to the rear.

Listing NGR: SD5781705107

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