21 Upper Dicconson Street
21 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan
Part of Group: No
At Risk: No
Historic England Ref: 317 (Link)
End-of-terrace town house.1887 History: occupied from 1877 to 1884 by William Hesketh Lever, subsequently Viscount Leverhulme, founder of soap-manufacturing empire, at the time when he was setting up the business in Wigan. The interior decoration and fittings of this house are early evidence of the artistic interests of Lord and Lady Leverhulme, and of the earliest origins of the Lady Lever Collection, perhaps!
For more information on William's life and work in Wigan - Link