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Latitude: 53.5444 / 53°32'39"N
Longitude: -2.6334 / 2°38'0"W
OS Eastings: 358124
OS Northings: 405494
OS Grid: SD581054
Mapcode National: GBR BW1G.N4
Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J56M
Entry Name: 54 and 56, Wallgate
Listing Date: 11 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384552
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484987
Location: Wigan, WN1
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
24-1/8/101 (West side)
11/07/83 Nos.54 AND 56
Small town house, now cafe. Probably earlier C18, and later;
altered as shop in C19. Painted brick in Flemish bond (1st
floor), slate roof. 2-unit plan with back extension.
2 low storeys, 2 windows, with a moulded wooden eaves cornice.
The ground floor has large C19 shop windows of 3 and 2 arched
lights and a recessed entrance to the right with panelled side
wall, framed by central and terminal pilasters which have
raised round-headed panels, and very elaborate consoles
enriched with scallops, garlands carrying a prominent
modillioned cornice with ball finials at the ends. The upper
floor has horned sashed windows, that to the right with
stained glass. Mounted on the front slope of the roof is a
large full-width signboard with painted lettering "AD POOLES
INTERIOR: woodwork in simple early Mackintosh manner. Forms
group with No.52 (Victoria Hotel (qv)) adjoining to the right.
Listing NGR: SD5812405494
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