History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Tennis Club House

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6049 / 53°36'17"N

Longitude: -2.422 / 2°25'19"W

OS Eastings: 372170

OS Northings: 412125

OS Grid: SD721121

Mapcode National: GBR CVJR.FG

Mapcode Global: WH97N.RNV7

Entry Name: Tennis Club House

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475863

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

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

Find accommodation in
Bolton

Listing Text


BOLTON

SD7212SW ASHWORTH LANE
797-1/6/10 (South side (off))
26/04/74 Tennis Club House

GV II

Tennis club house. 1923, extended 1935. Mock timbering with
slate roof.
EXTERIOR: single storey, 3 bays with central entrance in
pedimented gable, flanked by paired 3-light casement windows.
Part glazed door with entablature carried on wrought-iron
brackets. Cupola with weather vane surmounts the centre of the
roof.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The club house was built as an amenity for the model village
of Bank Top, established and owned by the Ashworth Family to
serve their New Eagley Mills.
(Smalley PJ: A Study of Model Villages (Manchester
Polytechnic dissertation): 1983-; Boyson R: The Ashworth
Cotton Enterprise: Oxford: 1970-).


Listing NGR: SD7217012125

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.