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5-15, Swinley Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5543 / 53°33'15"N

Longitude: -2.6287 / 2°37'43"W

OS Eastings: 358444

OS Northings: 406593

OS Grid: SD584065

Mapcode National: GBR BW2B.PL

Mapcode Global: WH97R.LXFK

Plus Code: 9C5VH93C+PG

Entry Name: 5-15, Swinley Road

Listing Date: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484969

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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24-1/2/85 (South side)
Nos.5-15 (Odd)


Terraced row of 6 town houses, now flats. Probably 1876. By G
Heaton of Wigan for the Wigan Land and Building Company;
altered. Red brick in English garden wall bond with dressings
of matching red terracotta, and some sandstone (now painted);
sides and rear of common brick; slate roof. Double-depth plan,
each house single-fronted, built in 3 halls-adjoining pairs
with coupled back extensions. Eclectic style combining Gothic
and Arts-and-Crafts features.
EXTERIOR: 2 and a half storeys over cellars, each with 2
1st-floor windows; chamfered stone plinth, stone sills to the
windows, stone lintels to the doorways and to windows at
ground and 1st floors. A symmetrical composition in which each
house has a featured bay with a canted bay window at ground
floor, a 2-light sashed window at 1st floor with
segmental-pointed extrados filled with saw-toothed coursing
and covered by a hood-mould, and a broad gabled half-dormer
with a segmental-pointed window flanked by coupled pilasters
strips rising to an oversailing gable with pargeting in the
apex. Between these bays are coupled square-headed doorways
with moulded pilaster jambs and enriched capitals, and
panelled half-glazed doors with rectangular overlights; above
each doorway is a one-light sashed window with 2-centred
arched extrados, and a segmental-pointed attic window under an
oversailing gable. Over the ground floor runs a terracotta
band with rippled, moulded and nailhead enrichment, carried
round the bays as a frieze; and the 1st floor has an enriched
impost band. Coupled chimney stacks on front slope of roof.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5844406593

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