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138, Standishgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5514 / 53°33'5"N

Longitude: -2.6279 / 2°37'40"W

OS Eastings: 358496

OS Northings: 406270

OS Grid: SD584062

Mapcode National: GBR BW2C.VN

Mapcode Global: WH97R.LZTS

Plus Code: 9C5VH92C+HR

Entry Name: 138, Standishgate

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484956

Location: Wigan Central, 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 St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/6/72 (West side)
11/07/83 No.138


Town house, or extension to town house; now integrated with
No.136 (qv) as hotel. Probably mid to later C18; altered.
Handmade red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone plinth and
dressings, slate roof. Double-depth plan attached to
right-hand gable of No.136 and breaking forwards, with convex
corner to left. Georgian. 3 storeys and 4 windows; plinth of
massive stone blocks; doorway in left corner with renewed
joinery under a convex overlight with geometric panes, a plain
frieze and moulded cornice; tall doorway to 4th bay with plain
surround, C20 double doors and unusually tall 9-pane overlight
(or window), wedge lintel. Three 12-pane sashes at ground
floor and 4 on each floor above (those at 2nd floor shorter,
with square panes), all with raised sills and wedge lintels.
Altered chimney stack on centre of front slope; partly raised
coped gable to right. Rear altered. INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with No.136 (qv) adjoining to left, and with
No.134 (qv) linked to that.

Listing NGR: SD5849606270

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