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Grade II

21 Upper Dicconson Street

21 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan

Listed Date: 05/05/1995
Part of Group: No
At Risk: No
Historic England Ref: 317 (Link)

Description

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!

History

For more information on William's life and work in Wigan - Link