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The Pavilion

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5526 / 53°33'9"N

Longitude: -2.6368 / 2°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 357904

OS Northings: 406409

OS Grid: SD579064

Mapcode National: GBR BW0C.X6

Mapcode Global: WH97R.GYLW

Entry Name: The Pavilion

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484928

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

SD50NE MESNES PARK
24-1/2/44 The Pavilion
11/07/83

GV II

Park pavilion, now cafe. Probably c1880; altered. Yellow
brick, some red brick, red and yellow terracotta tiles,
cast-iron porch, roof of felt tiles. Octagonal plan plus
polygonal wings to alternate sides (including open porch to
south-east side). Eclectic style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with tall one-storey wings, plus a very
large lantern to the centre; yellow brick ground floor on red
brick plinth, red brick 1st floor with string course, parapet
with facing of terracotta floral tiles and stone coping;
glazed lantern carried on cast-iron columns. The 4-window
cardinal sides have square-headed windows at ground floor
(doorway in west and north sides) and round-headed windows
arcaded at 1st floor. The south-east side has a tall 5-sided
open porch of twisted cast-iron columns with foliated
open-work brackets forming decorative spandrels, protecting a
square-headed doorway with a tympanum of terracotta tiles
(doors altered); the other
3 sides have 5-sided wings with round-headed windows. The
lantern, carried on twisted cast-iron columns with crocket
capitals, has 6 tall round-headed lights in each side, and a
strongly-swept roof in 2 stages, with louvres between these
and a weather vane finial.
INTERIOR: supporting cast-iron columns panelled at ground
floor, exposed at 1st floor.
Forms group with Bandstand (qv) to west and with Powell
monument (qv) to south east.


Listing NGR: SD5790406409

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

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