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Former Victoria Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5445 / 53°32'40"N

Longitude: -2.6333 / 2°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 358129

OS Northings: 405504

OS Grid: SD581055

Mapcode National: GBR BW1G.P3

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J57K

Entry Name: Former Victoria Hotel

Listing Date: 28 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484986

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 St James with St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/12/17


SD 5805 NW,
24-1/7/100

WIGAN,
WALLGATE (west side),
No. 52,
Former Victoria Hotel

(Formerly listed as: Victoria Hotel)

28/10/97

GV

II

Former Hotel. 1894, by Heaton, Ralph and Heaton; altered. Painted
stucco on brick, with painted stone dressings, slate roof
concealed by brick parapet. Wide U-plan formed by double-depth
front range parallel to street with back extensions.
EXTERIOR: Three storeys over cellars, an 8-window range, formerly
symmetrical; with channelled rustication to ground floor,
super-imposed pilasters to the upper floors (coupled to the
outer bays, single to the 3rd and 6th) and broad bands between
the floors; dentilled cornice and rebuilt brick parapet. The
3rd bay has a Tuscan porch with dentilled cornice and
balustraded parapet with ball finials protecting an
elliptical-headed doorway with pilastered surround and
panelled double doors, and the 6th bay has a window replacing
a former doorway (presumably similar to the first); tripartite
windows flanking this former doorway; otherwise, all windows
are sashed without glazing bars (those at ground floor with
stained glass in the upper leaves) and have emphatic moulded
architraves with scrolled feet and dentilled cornices,
vertically linked by panels of curvilinear patterning in the
bands. INTERIOR not inspected. Forms group with nos. 54 and 56
adjoining to the left (qv).

Listing NGR: SD5812905504

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

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