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14 and 16, Wood Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Lever, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.5786 / 53°34'42"N

Longitude: -2.4258 / 2°25'32"W

OS Eastings: 371904

OS Northings: 409197

OS Grid: SD719091

Mapcode National: GBR CWH1.MW

Mapcode Global: WH97V.Q91X

Plus Code: 9C5VHHHF+CM

Entry Name: 14 and 16, Wood Street

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476301

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Great Lever

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



(South side)
Nos.14 AND 16
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.14-20 (Even))


Pair of houses now offices, forming part of a longer terrace
(Nos 18 & 20 Wood Street, qv). c1790. Brick with slate roof,
and slate hung gable.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5-window range. Outer doorways, and
central passage entry. Pedimented case of left hand doorway
renewed, but right-hand door retains pedimented case with
engaged shafts and modillion cornice to pediment. Traceried
fanlight (probably wrought-iron) over door. 4-pane sash window
to its left, and canted bay window to ground floor of No.16.
First-floor windows of No.16 renewed in original openings, but
12-pane sashes survive in upper storey. 4-pane sash windows
throughout in No.14. All windows have flat arched brick heads
and painted stone sills. Moulded eaves cornice, the original
with fluted decoration surviving to No.16, renewed in No.14.
End wall stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: No.16 was the birthplace of William Hesketh Lever,
1st Viscount Leverhulme, in 1851.

Listing NGR: SD7190409197

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

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