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Bosco House

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6028 / 53°36'9"N

Longitude: -2.4426 / 2°26'33"W

OS Eastings: 370811

OS Northings: 411890

OS Grid: SD708118

Mapcode National: GBR CVCS.Z7

Mapcode Global: WH97N.GP3X

Entry Name: Bosco House

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476263

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


BOLTON

SD71SW SHARPLES PARK
797-1/2/206 (North side (off))
26/04/74 Bosco House
(Formerly Listed as:
OLDHAM'S LANE
The Lees)

II

Includes: Bosco House OLDHAM'S LANE.
House, now converted to multiple dwellings. Externally largely
c1830, remodelling an earlier house and incorporating possibly
a late C18 coach house and stable range as a rear wing.
Further remodelling to interior, c1880, altered c1990. Stucco
with stone quoins, slate-hung to rear, and slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3-window range to entrance front, with
doorway in gabled porch towards right, two 3-light mullioned
windows to its left, and a squared bay window to the right,
all with hoodmoulds over.
3-gabled garden front, with ogee-headed lights to mullioned
windows in outer gables and full-height bow window to central
gable.
Rear wing possibly formerly coach house and stables, the
fenestration largely renewed but a blocked round opening
(perhaps originally a pitching eye) at first-floor level on
each side.
INTERIOR: wood panelled entrance hall with early C18-style
stair case with turned balusters, top-lit. Some C18
plasterwork (wall panelling and cornice) survives, but much of
the internal detail is apparently late C19.
(Bolton Journal, 26 December 1885, Pictorial Bolton Series
LXXXVI: Bolton).


Listing NGR: SD7081111890

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