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47, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5438 / 53°32'37"N

Longitude: -2.6307 / 2°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 358304

OS Northings: 405429

OS Grid: SD583054

Mapcode National: GBR BW2G.8C

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.K6H1

Plus Code: 9C5VG9V9+GP

Entry Name: 47, King Street

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484912

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 James with St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/8/24 (South West side)
11/07/83 No.47


Former Wigan Savings Bank, undergoing conversion at time of
inspection (June 1992). 1891, by H Verity; altered. Sandstone
ashlar facade, side and rear of yellow stock brick, slate roof
concealed by parapet. Rectangular plan at right-angles to
street. Italian palazzo style.
2 storeys (with basement to rear), 1:3 bays; rusticated ground
floor with alternate courses vermiculated, Corinthian columns
at 1st floor (paired either side of 1st bay and at right-hand
corner), plain frieze, dentilled and modillioned cornice and
balustraded parapet. The 1st bay has a square-headed doorway
(up 4 steps) and narrow side windows in a tripartite
architrave with a pediment over the doorway containing a
carved shield, and a Venetian window at 1st floor; the other
bays have square-headed windows at ground floor (boarded at
time of inspection) with vermiculated voussoirs and cartouche
keystones, and round-headed windows at 1st floor with
balustrading. Sturdy cast-iron railings at right-angles to
left of entrance.
INTERIOR: remodelling in progress at time of survey (June

Listing NGR: SD5830405429

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