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Latitude: 53.5448 / 53°32'41"N
Longitude: -2.6323 / 2°37'56"W
OS Eastings: 358197
OS Northings: 405535
OS Grid: SD581055
Mapcode National: GBR BW1G.X0
Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J5QB
Entry Name: Former National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 11 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384472
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484906
Location: Wigan, WN1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central
Built-Up Area: Wigan
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Wigan St James with St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SD5805NW KING STREET
24-1/7/17 (South West side)
11/07/83 Nos.1 AND 3
Includes: No.29 Former National Westminster Bank WALLGATE.
Bank, now public house. 1866, with later additions to rear.
Designed by Walters, Barker and Ellis of Manchester. Sandstone
ashlar, hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan on corner site.
Classical style with Italianate accent.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, with a 4-window facade to Wallgate and a
4 x 2 window facade to King Street. Hammer-dressed plinth,
continuous channelled apron to ground-floor windows, frieze
with bead-and-reel enrichment and prominent moulded cornice
doubling as sill-band to 1st floor, plain frieze and prominent
bracketed and dentilled cornice which carries a blocking
course with upstands to the Wallgate facade. The ground floor
of this facade has a large round-headed doorway to the left,
with double doors and a plain fanlight in a shouldered
architrave with carved enrichment and a straight moulded
cornice; and 3 large segmental-headed sashed windows with
eared architraves which have console keystones. The 1st floor
has similar but smaller windows with simpler architraves. The
4-window left return (to King Street) has matching
fenestration and a pair of side-wall chimneys; beyond this is
a set-back 2-window addition which has a tall doorway and a
large tripartite window at ground floor and above this a
feature balcony to the larger of the 1st-floor windows; and
attached to the rear of this is a short single-storey addition
with a large doorway.
INTERIOR not inspected. Front block appears to be unoccupied.
Listing NGR: SD5819705535
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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