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Latitude: 53.6056 / 53°36'20"N
Longitude: -2.4218 / 2°25'18"W
OS Eastings: 372184
OS Northings: 412198
OS Grid: SD721121
Mapcode National: GBR CVJR.G6
Mapcode Global: WH97N.RMYQ
Entry Name: 251, Ashworth Lane
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387865
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475857
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD7212SW ASHWORTH LANE
797-1/6/7 (North side)
School, now a house. 1833. Rock-faced coursed and squared
stone with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: single storey, with advanced gabled wing to left
with storey porch to its right, and 4 window main range
recessed to the right. Large round-headed traceried 2-light
window in gable, with billet moulding to string course
following line of gable. Round arched entrance to porch which
has plain parapet over billet moulded string course. Windows
in right-hand range renewed, probably in original openings
between buttresses. End and rear wall stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The school was originally built to serve the model factory
community established by the Ashworths of New Eagley Mill
between 1835 and 1855.
(Smalley PJ: A Study of Model Villages (Manchester
Polytechnic dissertation): 1983-).
Listing NGR: SD7218412198
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