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Wallgate Station Entrance Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5448 / 53°32'41"N

Longitude: -2.6331 / 2°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 358143

OS Northings: 405532

OS Grid: SD581055

Mapcode National: GBR BW1G.Q1

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.J5CC

Plus Code: 9C5VG9V8+WQ

Entry Name: Wallgate Station Entrance Block

Listing Date: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484998

Location: Wigan Central, Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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24-1/7/115 (West side)
Wallgate Station, entrance block


Railway station booking hall/office block. 1896, by Henry
Shelmerdine; replacing original station built 1848. Red brick
with red sandstone dressings, slate roof; with porte-cochere
of cast-iron and glass. Irregular plan parallel to street and
standing back from it, with front canopy and very prominent
porte-cochere bridging cobbled forecourt.
2 storeys, 2:3:2 bays, the corners canted back; arcaded ground
floor composed of elliptical-headed arches with linking impost
bands, entrance arches in the 3-bay centre and windows in the
flanking wings; mullioned windows at 1st floor; hipped roofs
to wings. Ground floor protected by 5-bay canopy from which
projects a tall 3-bay porte-cochere composed of cast-iron
columns with arched open-work foliated brackets and glazed
roof of 3 hipped spans carried on latticed girders. Forms a
noticeable feature of this side of the street.

Listing NGR: SD5814305532

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