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The Pagefield Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan West, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5524 / 53°33'8"N

Longitude: -2.6435 / 2°38'36"W

OS Eastings: 357461

OS Northings: 406394

OS Grid: SD574063

Mapcode National: GBR 9WZC.G8

Mapcode Global: WH97R.CZD0

Plus Code: 9C5VH924+XH

Entry Name: The Pagefield Hotel

Listing Date: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484901

Location: Wigan, WN6

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/2/15 (West side)
The Pagefield Hotel


Hotel, now public house. 1902 (dated in stair window), for
Magee, Marshall & Co; slightly altered. Red brick in English
garden wall bond with sandstone dressings, slate roof. L-plan
formed by main range on corner site to right with rear wing to
left. Free Renaissance style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 5 bays, with 5-sided corner turrets
corbelled from 1st floor and finished with domes, and
pedimented gables to the 1st, 3rd and 5th bays linked by short
balustrades over the 2nd and 4th, which are slightly set back
above ground floor level. The ground floor, with a chamfered
sillband and a cornice, has a tall doorway with side windows
in the 2nd bay, in a pilastered architrave with an ogival
pediment on the cornice, the pediment and lintel lettered:
3 semi-elliptical arched windows to the 3rd bay; and 6-light
mullion-and-transom windows to the other bays. The upper
floors have mostly similar transomed windows, those at 2nd
floor of the end bays in the form of shallow canted oriels;
except the 2nd bay, which has an oeil-de-boeuf with enriched
surround on each floor. Art Nouveau stained glass in upper
lights of windows. Stone plaques beneath 1st-floor windows of
1st and 5th bays lettered: "M.M. & CO LTD". The 2-bay
right-hand return to Gidlow Lane has (inter alia) a 2-storey
canted bay window to the 1st bay, and a doorway to the 2nd bay
protected by an Ionic with balustraded parapet. Left return
and wing simpler, with another doorway.
INTERIOR: much original glazed tiling, that in the lobby of
the Gidlow Lane entrance particularly fine (foliated dado,
tall panels with emblematic female figures, and scallop
tympani; elaborate coffered ceiling; Jacobean-style staircase,
with stair window containing stained glass dated 1902. Some
partition walls removed.

Listing NGR: SD5746106394

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