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Architect's Offices

14 - 18 Bradshawgate, Leigh

Listed Date: 00/00/0000
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At Risk: No

Description

c1900 - Originally offices designed by and for JC Prestwich & Sons. James Caldwell Prestwich was born in Atherton. Several of Prestwich's buildings survive including the Central Buildings on Bradshawgate which were built for the Leigh Friendly Co-operative Society, Leigh Technical School and Library on Railway Road, Leigh Town Hall, Leigh Infirmary and numerous shop, public house and business premises and houses in Pennington. Other buildings have been demolished including Leigh Public Baths and Leigh Union workhouse hospital. Prestwich designed other public buildings including Tyldesley Library and Atherton Town Hall. He also designed public baths at Ashton-in-Makerfield and schools in Atherton, and Hindley.

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