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St Johns Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5495 / 53°32'58"N

Longitude: -2.6286 / 2°37'43"W

OS Eastings: 358446

OS Northings: 406056

OS Grid: SD584060

Mapcode National: GBR BW2D.QB

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.L1HQ

Entry Name: St Johns Club

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484950

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 St George

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


WIGAN

SD5806SW STANDISHGATE
24-1/6/67 (East side)
11/07/83 No.93
St John's Club

GV II

Probably a school; occupied as club since c1900. c1820;
altered. Handmade red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone
plinth and dressings, hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan at
right-angles to street, forming south side of passageway to
Church of St John.
2 storeys, 1:3:1 windows, symmetrical, with a pedimented 3-bay
centre; plinth, 1st-floor sillband, moulded cornice and
pediment. The centre has a large round-headed doorway (up 2
steps with nosings), with a set-in wooden doorcase including
slender semi-columns and an entablature with triglyphs and
guttae, a 6-panel door and blocked fanlight (replacing former
metal radial fanlight). Both floors have sashed windows with
raised sills and wedge lintels, mostly unhorned and 12-paned,
but 4-paned at 1st floor of 1st bay and both floors of 5th
bay. One-bay extension to left with 4-pane sashed window at
1st floor only. Right-hand return (facing street) has entrance
to club.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with Church of St John (qv) and with Walmesley
monument (qv) in front of church.

Listing NGR: SD5844606056

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

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