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The Swan and Railway Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5439 / 53°32'38"N

Longitude: -2.6339 / 2°38'2"W

OS Eastings: 358088

OS Northings: 405440

OS Grid: SD580054

Mapcode National: GBR BW1G.KB

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.H5YZ

Entry Name: The Swan and Railway Hotel

Listing Date: 27 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484989

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


WIGAN

SD5805SW WALLGATE
24-1/8/103 (West side)
27/06/95 No.80
The Swan and Railway Hotel

GV II

Hotel, now public house. 1898, by WEV Crompton. Red brick in
Flemish bond with matching terracotta dressings including
square tiling to ground floor; green slate roof. Narrow
rectangular plan at right-angles to street. Scottish baronial
style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, a 2-window facade, with two
2-storey semi-circular oriels to the upper floors, a
modillioned cornice and coupled attic gables. The ground floor
has a wide square-headed doorway offset left and flanked by
2-light windows, that to the right with a narrower doorway
immediately to its right, all these openings with moulded
eared surrounds and large overlights with stained glass. The
upper floors have 5-light mullioned windows (3 lights in the
oriels), those at 1st floor transomed, and pairs of
round-headed lancets in the gables separated by Art Nouveau
shafts rising to apex finials. Small-paned glazing to the
windows.
INTERIOR: original features including mosaic floor to porch
lettered "Swan & Railway"; entrance passage and rear hall with
foliated glazed wall-tiles; lounge to left of entrance
passage, servery to bar of vault to right, panelled and
stained glass screens to bar and original settle seating in
both these rooms.

Listing NGR: SD5808805440

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

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