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Latitude: 53.5794 / 53°34'45"N
Longitude: -2.4309 / 2°25'51"W
OS Eastings: 371567
OS Northings: 409284
OS Grid: SD715092
Mapcode National: GBR CWG1.JM
Mapcode Global: WH97V.M9MB
Plus Code: 9C5VHHH9+QJ
Entry Name: Nos. 79 and 81, DEANSGATE
Listing Date: 29 February 1984
Last Amended: 17 July 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388026
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476024
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Halliwell
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
DEANSGATE (South side),
Nos. 79 and 81
(Formerly listed as: 79 AND 81 Whitakers Department Store)
(Previously listed as: DEANSGATE Bolton 79-87 Whitakers Department Store)
Department store. Opened 7 November 1907. George Crowther, architect. Timber-framed using timber salvaged from buildings demolished on Bradshawgate, using white painted panels and plain tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: Two storeys with attics, loosely symmetrical about a diagonal axis from the corner entrance. Curved corner with circular 2-storey tower above the entrance; continuous bands of mullioned and transomed windows, and bell cast truncated conical roof overhanging on bracketed eaves. Ground floor renewed throughout.
2-storey bay to each side of this entrance feature, with 3-light mullioned window to first floor, then paired 3-storey gables, jettied out to second storey, and with coving to jettied apexes. Oriel window at first floor in left hand gable to Deansgate, the others long bands of mullioned lights. Continuous fenestration across both gables in the upper storey. Windows throughout have leaded glazing.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD7156709284
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