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Nos. 79 and 81, DEANSGATE

A Grade II Listed Building in Halliwell, Bolton

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Nos. 79 and 81, DEANSGATE

Listing Date: 29 February 1984

Last Amended: 17 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476024

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Halliwell

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


797-1/17/78

BOLTON,
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)

29-FEB-84

II

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

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

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