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The Raven Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5456 / 53°32'44"N

Longitude: -2.6318 / 2°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 358232

OS Northings: 405629

OS Grid: SD582056

Mapcode National: GBR BW2F.0Q

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J4ZP

Plus Code: 9C5VG9W9+77

Entry Name: The Raven Hotel

Listing Date: 17 November 1997

Last Amended: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484976

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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/7/91 (East side)
17/11/97 No.5
The Raven Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
(The Raven Hotel))


Public house. Dated 1904 at 2nd floor; by Heaton, Ralph and
Heaton; slightly altered. Red brick in Flemish bond with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. Narrow elongated plan at
right-angles to street. Edwardian Baroque style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over cellars, 2 very unequal bays, with a
prominent cornice over the ground floor, another cornice over
the 2nd floor with egg-and-dart enrichment, a shaped parapet
with centre panel lettered "1904" and above this a very large
semicircular pediment containing a painted raven in relief
with raised lettering "RAVEN HOTEL", flanked by large ball
finials. The ground floor has a doorway to the left under a
pedimented concave upstand lettered "RAVEN HOTEL", and a
4-light window to the right, all these openings in a
continuous stone architrave, with brackets to the cornice over
the window. On the upper floors there are one-light windows to
the narrow bay above the door, and a wide 2-storey canted
oriel to the other bay, with stone mullions, wooden transoms
and a moulded cornice.
INTERIOR: glazed pale green wall tiling with Art Nouveau
foliation; mahogany panelled bar and partitions (some
interrupted or removed); Jacobean-style staircase.

Listing NGR: SD5823205629

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