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251, Ashworth Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VJH4H+67

Entry Name: 251, Ashworth Lane

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475857

Location: Astley Bridge, Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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797-1/6/7 (North side)
26/04/74 No.251


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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