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Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.545 / 53°32'42"N

Longitude: -2.632 / 2°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 358215

OS Northings: 405561

OS Grid: SD582055

Mapcode National: GBR BW1F.ZY

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J5V4

Entry Name: Public House

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Last Amended: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484981

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 06/12/17


SD 5805 NW,
24-1/7/95

WIGAN, WALLGATE (East side),
No. 27,
Public House

(Formerly listed as: Blairs Public House; previously listed as: WALLGATE Minorca Hotel)

11/07/83

GV

II

Includes: Nos. 2, 4 AND 6 KING STREET.
Inn, now public house and shops. Probably c1820; altered. Red
brick in English garden wall bond (3+1), ground floor of front
range now faced with square painted tiles; some sandstone and
terracotta dressings, hipped slate roof. L-plan on corner
site.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 5 windows (to Wallgate); with a plain
cornice to ground floor, plain frieze and oversailing eaves.
The ground floor has a segmental-headed doorway to the 4th bay
in a Tuscan doorcase with modillioned cornice and blocking
course, flanked by 12-pane fixed windows with glazed buff
terracotta surrounds, pilastered "shop" windows in the 1st 2
bays, and a splayed corner to the right with a 15-pane fixed
window. The 1st floor has recessed segmental-headed 12-pane
sashed windows with stepped surrounds, the 2nd floor has
9-pane sashes (except the 1st, altered), all these windows
with raised sills. The 5-window right-hand return (to King
Street) has similar fenestration to the upper floors, a
doorway flanked by tripartite sashes at ground floor; and
beyond these a segmental-headed wagon archway with rusticated
long-and-short surround. Nos 2, 4 and 6 King Street are a
3-window continuation of this range, matching it except at
ground floor which has shop fronts (one with a recessed
doorway flanked by plate-glass windows with consoles to the
fascia). Rear and INTERIOR altered.


Listing NGR: SD5821505561

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

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