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The Springfield Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan West, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5541 / 53°33'14"N

Longitude: -2.6478 / 2°38'52"W

OS Eastings: 357178

OS Northings: 406580

OS Grid: SD571065

Mapcode National: GBR 9WYB.KP

Mapcode Global: WH97R.9XCR

Plus Code: 9C5VH932+JV

Entry Name: The Springfield Public House

Listing Date: 25 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484946

Location: Wigan, WN6

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/2/64 The Springfield Public House


Public house. 1903, by Heaton and Ralph of Wigan. Red stock
brick in English garden wall bond (3:1), with dressings of
orange terracotta and faience, graduated slate roofs. L-plan
on corner site, plus a wing to the left. Free Renaissance
style, in an arrestingly bold corner composition.
EXTERIOR: the 3-storey 3-bay main range is symmetrical, with
full-height canted bay windows under shaped gables flanking
the entrance bay. The doorway has a surround with large
attached Ionic columns, a moulded round-headed archway with
alternating raised voussoirs, the keyblock breaking into a
large panel bearing the name of the hotel with its date,
supported by a swan-neck pediment; above the doorway is a
single window on each floor, that at 2nd floor a keyed oculus.
The flanking canted bays have windows with moulded
architraves, those at ground floor with etched glazing
lettered "News Room" and "Commercial Room" respectively, and
those on the upper windows sashed (top leaves only with
glazing bars, in the Queen Anne manner). Gable walls corbelled
and much embellished. The wing to the left is a single-storey
billiard room, with a canted bay window and a hipped roof. The
right-hand return (to Rylands Street) is in 2 portions: 3
storeys and 2 windows, with a shaped gable to the left and a
polygonal turret under a lead-clad cupola to the right,
doorway and window detailing similar to the front; and 2
storeys and 2 windows, with a ground-floor bay. Roof with
dentilled 4-light dormer.
INTERIOR almost intact: elaborate central counter with reeded
pilasters, decorative panels below and open above, with
dividing columns and cornice; door surrounds and glazed
partitions; fireplaces with overmantels and tiled surrounds;
console cornices.

Listing NGR: SD5717806580

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