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Old Man and Scythe Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Lever, Bolton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5796 / 53°34'46"N

Longitude: -2.4262 / 2°25'34"W

OS Eastings: 371878

OS Northings: 409302

OS Grid: SD718093

Mapcode National: GBR CWH1.JK

Mapcode Global: WH97V.P9V5

Entry Name: Old Man and Scythe Public House

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475971

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Great Lever

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


BOLTON

SD7109SE
797-1/17/70
26/04/74

CHURCHGATE
(South side)
Nos.6, 8 AND 10
Old Man and Scythe Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCHGATE
Old Man and Scythe Public House)

GV
II

Public house and shop. Reputed to have been rebuilt in 1636,
though the present building owes much of its form to an early
C20 remodelling. Mock timber over a genuine timber frame
partially visible to rear, with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4-window range, with gabled wings to each
side and central main range. Full height canted bay windows in
right-hand gable; a canted oriel window in left hand gable
with doorway alongside and 2-light mullioned and transomed
window above. Central range has round-arched doorway to right,
and doorway with 3-light window under continuous fascia to
left. Segmentally arched entry to yard to left. Two 2-light
casement windows above. Applied framing and leaded windows all
apparently date from early C20 remodelling, although the
doorway, and the small shop front with door and window in the
central range appear to be early C19; the canted bay windows
in the right-hand gable also pre-date the remodelling.
Ornamental heads to rainwater goods. Side wall stack in
right-hand wing, axial stack to left.
INTERIOR: retains elements of an early plan with a division
into small rooms, and there is some fitted bar furniture.

Listing NGR: SD7187809302

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

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