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17-33, DICCONSON STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5498 / 53°32'59"N

Longitude: -2.631 / 2°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 358290

OS Northings: 406092

OS Grid: SD582060

Mapcode National: GBR BW2D.67

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.K1CH

Plus Code: 9C5VG9X9+WJ

Entry Name: 17-33, DICCONSON STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 24 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484897

Location: Wigan Central, Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/6/10 (North side)
24/11/76 Nos.17-33 (Odd)


Block of 12 town houses; Nos 17, 19 and 21 now offices, Nos 23
and 25 now integrated as shop, Nos 27 to 33, together with Nos
1, 3 and 5 Upper Dicconson Street, also now integrated as shop
(and Nos 27 to 31 unoccupied at time of inspection, June
1992). Early to mid C19; altered. Red brick in Flemish bond
with sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Obtusely-angled plan
on corner site, double-depth, each house single-fronted, with
a wagon entrance between Nos 27 and 29, and various back
extensions. Georgian style.
3 storeys over cellars, 2 windows to each house except No.27
and Nos 1 and 5 Upper Dicconson Street which have 3 windows;
with a stone plinth, 1st-floor sillband (with 6 ramps up from
left to right of the whole), plain frieze and C20 gutter
cornice. A very regular facade, each house having a wide
semi-elliptical-headed doorway to the right, with a gauged
brick head, a set-in Tuscan doorcase, a door with 2
round-headed raised panels and a plain fanlight; 12-pane
sashed windows to all floors of the Dicconson Street facade
(unhorned at Nos 27, 29 and 31, and at 1st floor of Nos 23 and
25, and the others mostly renewed), and sashed without glazing
bars in Upper Dicconson Street (except for blind windows to
the upper floors of the return of No.33); all with raised
sills, and wedge lintels except at 2nd floor. Semi-elliptical
headed wagon archway to left of No.27. Nos 17-25 have ridge
chimneys to the left; the others now lack chimneys.
INTERIORS almost entirely remodelled.
Forms group with No.7 Upper Dicconson Street (qv).

Listing NGR: SD5829006092

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