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The Clarence Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5451 / 53°32'42"N

Longitude: -2.6328 / 2°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 358167

OS Northings: 405567

OS Grid: SD581055

Mapcode National: GBR BW1F.TX

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J5J3

Entry Name: The Clarence Hotel

Listing Date: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484985

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


WIGAN

SD5805NW WALLGATE
24-1/7/99 (West side)
No.40
The Clarence Hotel

GV II

Public house. 1898. By WEV Crompton; slightly altered. Red
brick in Flemish bond with matching terracotta dressings,
slate roof concealed by parapet. Double-depth double-fronted
plan with projecting central porch and long back extension
following curved plot. Artisan Mannerist style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical, the centre
projected; with a cornice to ground floor carried round, plain
terracotta sill-and head-bands to the upper floors, prominent
modillioned cornice with egg-and-dart enrichment and
balustraded parapet. The full-height projected centre has an
open porch at ground floor with 2 pairs of polished granite
Tuscan columns carrying a prominent segmental canopy, and a
doorway with moulded surround and panelled double doors; a
mullion-and-transom window at 1st floor with arched centre
light (Venetian style), a wide foliated terracotta panel over
this with raised lettering "CLARENCE / HOTEL" painted gold,
and a large pendant lamp bracket; and a 4-light mullioned
window at 2nd floor. The flanking bays have 2-light windows at
ground floor with pilaster mullions and moulded architraves,
cross-windows at 1st floor, and 2-light windows at 2nd floor.
INTERIOR not inspected. Forms a striking "end-stop" to King
Street when viewed from that direction.


Listing NGR: SD5816705567

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