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34, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5465 / 53°32'47"N

Longitude: -2.6318 / 2°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 358231

OS Northings: 405721

OS Grid: SD582057

Mapcode National: GBR BW2F.0F

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J4Z1

Entry Name: 34, Market Place

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Last Amended: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484923

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 MARKET PLACE
24-1/7/37 (North side)
11/07/83 No.34
(Formerly Listed as:
MARKET PLACE
Nos.26-38 (Even))

GV II

Shop with offices over. Dated 1905 on gable jetty-bressumer;
by Heaton, Ralph and Heaton, as a continuation of Nos 26 to 32
(qv). Red brick in English garden wall bond with sandstone
dressings, some timber framing, red tiled roof. Narrow
rectangular plan at right-angles to street, with long back
extension. C16 vernacular style.
3 storeys and one bay; the ground floor has an altered shop
front; the 1st floor has an arcaded window of 3
elliptical-headed lights with blocked colonnette surround; and
the 2nd floor has slightly-jettied ornamental timber framing
almost matching that of Nos 26 to 32, including a 10-light
oriel with Art Nouveau leaded glazing, and a jettied gable
with brattished jetty bressumer lettered "1905", and
oversailing bargeboarded verges with a finial.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with associated Nos 26 to 32 (qv) adjoining to the
left, and Nos 36 and 38 (qv) adjoining to the right, all being
part of the same scheme.

Listing NGR: SD5823205728

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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