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Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5456 / 53°32'44"N

Longitude: -2.6326 / 2°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 358180

OS Northings: 405621

OS Grid: SD581056

Mapcode National: GBR BW1F.VR

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J4MR

Entry Name: Public House

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Last Amended: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484980

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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/12/2017


SD 5805 NW, 24-1/7/113

WIGAN,
WALLGATE (West side),
No. 26,
Public House

(Formerly listed as: The Bees Knees Public House; previously Listed as: WALLGATE, The Bees Knees Public House)

11/07/83

GV

II

Public house. Late C18 or early C19; altered, and internal
remodelling in progress at time of inspection (June 1992). Red
brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings, slate roof.
Double-depth double-fronted plan with back extension.
Georgian.
EXTERIOR: Three storeys and three windows, symmetrical; with a
chamfered plinth, rusticated long-and-short quoins (painted),
plain frieze and very prominent eaves cornice with blocking
course. The ground floor has a large round-headed doorway with
stepped surround, set-in Tuscan columns, panelled door and
fanlight with altered glazing; and large tripartite sashed
windows with square-cut stone mullions. The 1st floor has
similar tripartite windows above these, and a 12-pane sash in
the centre; the 2nd floor has similar 12-pane sashes. All
these windows have raised sills and wedge lintels. Both side
walls have sashed windows with glazing bars, and the left side
has a doorway near the front with plate-glass panel engraved
"DOG AND PARTRIDGE HOTEL". Right-hand rear corner (towards
churchyard) has quoins and eaves cornice. Rear wing of
handmade brick. Modern extension to rear of building is not of
special interest. INTERIOR altered.
Forms group with Church of All Saints (qv), with No. 22 (qv) to
right of entrance to churchyard, and with No. 28 (Head Post
Office (qv)) to left.


Listing NGR: SD5818005621

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