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121, Radcliffe Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonge with the Haulgh, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.5765 / 53°34'35"N

Longitude: -2.4134 / 2°24'48"W

OS Eastings: 372725

OS Northings: 408960

OS Grid: SD727089

Mapcode National: GBR CWL2.9N

Mapcode Global: WH97V.WCYH

Plus Code: 9C5VHHGP+JM

Entry Name: 121, Radcliffe Road

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476243

Location: Bolton, BL2

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Tonge with the Haulgh

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Lever Bridge St Stephen and All Martyrs

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


797-1/4/188 (East side)
26/04/74 No.121


Park keeper's lodge, now house. Dated 1854. Render over stone
with banded scalloped roof.
EXTERIOR: Single storey, comprising a symmetrical block of
paired gables with central entrance, and a gabled wing set
back to the left. Doorway in gabled porch with double
chamfered 4-centred archway, diagonal boarding and ornamental
strap hinges to door. 2-light mullioned windows each side of
doorway, with ogee arched trefoiled lights with leaded
glazing. Painted coat of arms of Bradford family in high
relief beneath apex of right-hand gable, and a trefoiled panel
carrying the date balancing it in the left.
A further 2-light window with foiled lights in wing recessed
to left. Ornamental stone stack to wing, and heavy diagonal
stack rising between the paired gables of the main block.
Gables are coped with finials, and there is ridge cresting to
left hand gable and to wing.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: the lodge was built to serve Bolton's first public
park, established by the Earl of Bradford on his estate, but
later closed by him.
(Bolton and District Civic Trust: Buildings of Bolton: Bolton:

Listing NGR: SD7272508960

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

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