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A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5527 / 53°33'9"N

Longitude: -2.638 / 2°38'16"W

OS Eastings: 357825

OS Northings: 406424

OS Grid: SD578064

Mapcode National: GBR BW0C.N5

Mapcode Global: WH97R.GY0S

Plus Code: 9C5VH936+3Q

Entry Name: Bandstand

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484926

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


24-1/2/42 Bandstand


Bandstand. Probably c1880; altered. Sandstone plinth,
cast-iron columns, metal-clad wooden roof. 10-sided plan.
Single-storey, open-sided; cast-iron columns at the angles
with fluted bases, twisted shafts and crocket capitals (now
linked by a circular wooden beam attached to the inner faces,
probably a C20 addition); large pierced decorative brackets
springing from the capitals both laterally and forwards to
carry the oversailing eaves of a strongly-swept roof which has
a simple corona round a dome with renewed finial.
INTERIOR has flat boarded ceiling. Forms group with The
Pavilion (qv).

Listing NGR: SD5782506424

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

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