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1 (Rigby's), 2, and 3 (Former Reading Room)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewsey and Whitecross, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3893 / 53°23'21"N

Longitude: -2.5946 / 2°35'40"W

OS Eastings: 360552

OS Northings: 388211

OS Grid: SJ605882

Mapcode National: GBR BYB7.2R

Mapcode Global: WH98R.32RK

Entry Name: 1 (Rigby's), 2, and 3 (Former Reading Room)

Listing Date: 11 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58818

Location: Warrington, WA1

County: Warrington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bewsey and Whitecross

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Warrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

1. MARKET PLACE
5150
(West Side)
Nos 1 (Rigby's),
2, and 3 (former
reading room)
SJ 6088 1/94 11.6.74.
II GV

2.
Once a single large house of late C18. Brick with slate roof, 2 storeys. No
2 in the centre has a pedimented gable with cornice, 3 sash windows on upper floor
(the centre one round-headed), with glazing bars, stone sill and brick heads;
a small round eye in pediment; C19 shop front on ground floor with centre doorway
up steps, slender iron columns and dentilled frieze. Nos 1 and 3 in side wings
are similar, but the left hand one (No 1) is set back, with a C19 shop front added
in front of ground floor, and the right hand wing has been extended the full height.

All the listed buildings in the Market Place form a group with the side facade of
Ye Olde Barley Mow Public House in Market Street.


Listing NGR: SJ6055288211

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

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