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26-34, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5446 / 53°32'40"N

Longitude: -2.6313 / 2°37'52"W

OS Eastings: 358262

OS Northings: 405512

OS Grid: SD582055

Mapcode National: GBR BW2G.32

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.K56H

Entry Name: 26-34, King Street

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484911

Location: Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


WIGAN

SD5805NW KING STREET
24-1/7/22 (North East side)
11/07/83 Nos.26-34 (Even)

GV II

Terraced row of 4 town houses (the 1st numbered 26 and 28),
Nos 30 and 32 now offices and the others now shops and
offices. 1851, altered. Red brick in Flemish bond with
sandstone dressings, slate roof. Double-depth plan, each house
single-fronted, all with back extensions, and service passages
between Nos 28 and 30, and Nos 32 and 34. Late Georgian style.
3 storeys, 3+2+2+3 windows, formerly symmetrical; with wooden
bracketed eaves. No.34 has been altered at ground and 1st
floors; otherwise, No.26/28 has the doorway to the left and
Nos 30 and 32 have doorways adjoining in the centre of the
range, all round-headed, with altered doors and plain
fanlights, and the service doorways, which are lower, are
likewise round-headed; the 1st 3 have 2-storey canted bay
windows with dentilled wooden cornices and pediments to the
centre, with sashed glazing except at 1st floor of No.26; the
windows above the service doorways are blocked or blind;
otherwise, all the windows are sashed, mostly with glazing
bars (4 panes at No.26, 12 and 9 panes at No.32, and mixed at
No.30). Large chimney stacks on the front and rear slopes at
the junctions of the pairs.
Rear and INTERIORS not inspected.
Forms group with Nos 21 to 25 (qv) opposite, and with Nos 7 to
11 (qv) and 13 and 15 (qv) to the right of that.


Listing NGR: SD5826205512

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