21 Upper Dicconson Street
21 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan
Listed Date: 05/05/1995
Part of Group: No
At Risk: No
English Heritage Ref: 317 (Link)
End-of-terrace town house. 1877
History: occupied from 1877 to 1884 by WH Lever, subsequently Viscount Leverhulme, founder of soap-manufacturing empire, at the time when he was founding his 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.