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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
Entry Name: 121, Radcliffe Road
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476243
Location: Bolton, BL2
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
SD70NW RADCLIFFE ROAD
797-1/4/188 (East side)
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
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