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Bandstand

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

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: Mesnes Park, 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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 28 April 2021 to amend the description, reformat the text to current standards and add references to selected sources

SD50NE
24-1/2/42

WIGAN
MESNES PARK
Bandstand

11/07/83

GV
II

Bandstand, manufactured 1891 by George Smith and Co of the Sun Foundry, Glasgow and probably installed in 1891 or 1892. Sandstone plinth, cast-iron columns, metal-clad wooden roof. Ten-sided plan. Single-storey, open-sided; cast-iron columns at the angles with fluted bases, twisted shafts and crocket capitals (in 1983 linked by a circular wooden beam attached to the inner faces, probably dating from 1927 and replacing earlier glazed timber shuttering); large pierced spandrel 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. The design’s pierced balustrades are absent.

INTERIOR has flat boarded ceiling.

Forms group with The Pavilion (qv)

Listing NGR: SD5782506424

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